Below is a Global Times article, based on Chinese netizens' (including my own) experience of China’s Internet censorship.
By Zhang Lei
He couldn't take it anymore.
When Hong Kong writer and poet Liao Weitang found his online photo album had been deleted by douban.com, he quit, leaving behind the 3,000 friends he had made over two years.
“I had a great time here,” he wrote in his leaving statement to users of the Chinese mainland social networking service, “despite my account twice being suspended and having 100 posts deleted.
“But just lately this website has gone insane. It’s like half of the 5,000 most-commonly-used words are banned.”
The final straw for Liao was the deletion of The Beautiful and Strong People, an album featuring Hong Kong youths and artists involved in a protest against the HK$66.7-billion Hong Kong to Shenzhen and Guangzhou high-speed [...] Read more