China Blocks ‘Egypt’ On Twitter-Like Microblog Sina

China has blocked the word “Egypt” from appearing in searches on its country’s popular Twitter-like service, Sina.A search for “Egypt” on the microblogging site brings up a message saying, “According to relevant laws, regulations and polici…

China has blocked the word “Egypt” from appearing in searches on its country’s popular Twitter-like service, Sina.

A search for “Egypt” on the microblogging site brings up a message saying, “According to relevant laws, regulations and policies, the search results are not shown.”

PCWorld reports that only the Chinese version of ‘Egypt’ is blocked though, and the English version returns results.

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