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LinkedIn Corp. said local censorship requirements "have just recently been imposed upon us within China," while Google Inc. 's search and other services remained inaccessible on Tuesday, in what one activist group says is a significant ramp-up of Beijing's blocks on the company. Anti-censorship activist group GreatFire.org said it had observed an escalation in blockage of Google services in China, including search, Gmail, translation and "almost all other Google products."
In 1989, China sent the military to Beijing's Tiananmen Square to put an end to student-led pro-democracy demonstrations. Hundreds are estimated to have been killed in the June 3-4 crackdown. A quarter-century later, it is a memory the Communist Party works hard to suppress in the public sphere. Rights groups said dozens of activists have been "detained, disappeared or summoned" in the weeks leading up to this week's anniversary.
originally posted by: mark1167
We all know what happened.I just want to post a reminder to people that this event did happened.