Flooding the zone – Beijing style

It’s not as good a thread title as “What’s Chinese for ‘Sockpuppet’?”.. but I couldn’t lift that from Hugh as well!.. heh. This Guardian report has some strangely familiar claims – “China’s communist authorities have intensified their campaign against the party’s biggest potential enemy – the internet – with the recruitment of a growing army of secret web commentators”.. Hmmm..

A slightly inhuman presence that bans bad comments and works late at night to remove the wrinkles in Slugger’s technical carpet. You will need to know about the comments policy to stay off the fightin’ side of me and there is a bit of background about me here. You can email me using this spam-proof link if you really need to, and Slugger is @sluggerotoole on Twitter. But above all, remember, Play the ball and not the man.