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Chinese Censorship goes through the looking glass

I’m sure this is going to get this little website banned in China, but yesterday the censorship of the internet there went through the looking glass:

In an unlikely coincidence certainly unwelcome to China’s communist rulers, the stock benchmark fell 64.89 points on Monday, matching the numbers of the June 4, 1989 crackdown in the heart of Beijing.

On the popular Sina microblog site, searches using ‘June 4’, ‘64.89’, ‘stock market’, and ‘benchmark Shanghai Composite Index’ were all blocked.

Such searches draw the response: “According to law such words cannot be shown.”

Methinks the Chinese censors doth protest too much.