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It's not as though the Internet is totally open in China, and in fact many users don't realize what they are missing, just that they can't reach certain sites. However, as the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, or what China likes to refer to as the June Fourth Incident, approaches, China has pumped up its censorship of the Web. According to multiple media sources, China has blocked Twitter, Flickr, Hotmail, and other sites, starting on Monday. According to the Associated Press, China has been blocking college and university-affiliated websites, as well as media sharing sites. Authorities targeted message boards on more than 6,000 Web sites affiliated with colleges and universities,... Read more...