«China appears to have blocked access to the popular search engine, Google.
[...] Beijing is determined to keep strict controls on the flow of information to its own citizens.
Human rights activists say more than 30,000 people are employed to keep an eye on websites, chat rooms and private e-mail messages.
Some 150,000 unlicensed internet cafes nationwide have been closed in recent months and those remaining have had to install software that prevents access to up to 500,000 banned sites. [...]»
Well, I never! I mean, to get that kind of treatment in the US, you have to go to a school or a public library, or AOL!