goldkorn_3Jeremy Goldkorn by Fantake via Flickr

Hardly anybody, including government officials at the core of the internet, know or can explain how China’s filtering of the internet really works. Danwei’s Jeremy Goldkorn explains Business Week that is part of how the system works.

“One of the reasons why the Great Firewall is so effective is that the boundaries are so opaque,” said Jeremy Goldkorn, the Beijing-based founder of, a web site that reports on Chinese media. “People are left to guess, so they tend to be more conservative” in the content they provide.

Jeremy Goldkorn is one of the leading voices on the development of the internet in China. He is also a speaker at the China Speakers Bureau. When you need him at your conference, do let us know.

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