An anonymous reader writes: Two days ago I found a news story about recent arrests of protesters in China via searching for "Tibet" on MSNBC. Today I went back to look at it again, and there is no evidence such a story ever existed on MSNBC, yet the story is easily found on other news sites:
Never mind whether you care about the Tibet issue, this apparent quiet censorship by Microsoft/NBC, no doubt as a result of China's constant pressure to paint a happy picture for the Olympics makes MSNBC a sham as a news organization. Maybe it's a bad idea for a media outlet to be in bed with a large US corporation that sees China as a huge growth market? Ya think?
Amusingly, I also just noticed you also cannot create a Hotmail account with the phrase "tibet" in it.