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Reverse-engineering censorship in China: Randomized experimentation and participant observation


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Cool details with some surprising characteristics.  Wonder how this evolved over time.  Surprisingly fair, in a still twisted way.  Net: the government is afraid of crowds and use criticism to weed out poor politicians.  The overhead must be staggering.  This is the original paper: http://gking.harvard.edu/publications/randomized-experimental-study-censorship-china

I agree with you -- this has gotta cost way more than it's worth, and it seems unsustainable. 

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