Chinese Government Defends Its Internet Censorship

China employs a complex system of filters and an army of tens of thousands of human monitors to survey the country's 140 million Internet users' surfing habits and surgically clip sensitive content from in front of their eyes. Its stability-obsessed government says the surveillance machinery, commonly known as the "Great Firewall", is necessary to let Internet users enjoy a "healthy" online environment and build a "harmonious" society.

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