Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
China

Submission + - Oops! Chinese Censors accidentally block Shanghai Index (bloomberg.com)

Vulcan195 writes: "Now this is amusing in so many ways ...
Today (June 4 1989 ... i.e. 6/4/89) is the 23rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. Naturally, the Chinese Censors were working overtime to block anything that made remote or oblique references to that event.

Well, sometime during the day the Shanghai Composite Index dropped by 64.89 points ... triggering the wrath of the censors!

You can guess what happened next ... Searches for “Shanghai Composite” were blocked!"

This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Oops! Chinese Censors accidentally block Shanghai Index

Comments Filter:

No man is an island if he's on at least one mailing list.

Working...