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While the World is pondering the complex final moves in the cultural conflict between Google and China’s censors, the story has has taken a completely bizarre twist: For some reason, China’s censorship firewall went briefly world-wide.

This seems to be an event that you’d dismiss as part of the twisty background plot in a James Bond movie, but it did happen: During the week, sysadmins around the World noticed that traffic that should have been happily flowing to sites such as YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook was instead being diverted to servers inside China

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