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The Duck of Minerva is blocked in China

October 23, 2013

greatfirewallofchina

I was just in China for a work thing, when I checked the Duck for something. Turns out the Duck is screened out by the Great Firewall. Even if you go to Google Search Hong Kong, it’s still blocked.

Wow. Who knew even nerdy IR theory and pop culture references posed a threat to CCP rule? Lame. Even more lame – my own website, which gets way less traffic, is blocked too. For sites as small as mine, that’s almost a complement – hah. If only I had readers similarly interested enough to even bother…

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Associate Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science and Diplomacy, Pusan National University, Korea
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