Human flesh search engines: Chinese vigilantes that hunt victims on the web

Posted in: Censorship at 30/06/2008 21:28

She looks like any other disgruntled young person. Arms tightly crossed, mouth twisted in contempt, she could be letting off steam about parents, school, or boyfriends.

But when 21-year-old Gao Qianhui sat down in front her webcam last month, she had far more important issues on her mind. Upset that the three-day mourning period for the 80,000 victims of the earthquake in southwest China had disrupted her television viewing schedule, she launched into a five-minute spew of vitriol and then posted the video online.
http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/article4213681.ece

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