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"The Site's Content Moderators Discovered 546 Nicknames, or 'Typos,' for Xi Jinping Over a Two-Month Period"

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One of the many interesting items from today's post by Prof. Victor Mair (Language Log), quoting an article in China Digital Times:

A crackdown on "typos" used to spread "illegal and harmful information"… have illustrated the further narrowing of online speech in China ahead of the upcoming 20th Party Congress expected this fall.