Saturday, February 26, 2011

LinkedIn unblocked after cease of a day

Business and professional networking site LinkedIn has received access to its services in China as it once again has been restored after a one day long blockage in republic of china. The site went offline when one of the users there tried to invite discussion on a forum naming as to be the “Jasmine Revolution” in china. The phrase is in constant use as to describe the popular revolts that occurred and happened there in the Middle East. The Agence France-Presse news agency stated that one of its journalists in Beijing was successful to make a reach at to the LinkedIn site on Saturday. In an incident at last weekend, a number of pro-democracy demonstrations were there organized across China and handful of arrest was made there in China.

It is quite evident that people in china exercise the strict control over citizens as what they can view online as many a good number of sites and politically prone topics are banned around there in China. But LinkedIn, that is used by a relatively small number of professionals, there is accessible through domestic internet servers as within China. And after the uprising in the Middle East, the filtering level has been appended to a reasonable extent. Searches for the word "jasmine" here are now blocked on the country's most popular website, Sina.com. The sites also related to the information on Jon Huntsman, the US ambassador to Beijing have also been banned in China.




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