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U.S. tech companies help with Chinese censorship

The topic of Tiananmen Square, the pro-democracy protests that took place there 30 years ago, is banned by China’s authoritarian internet rules. The number of deaths is unknown with human rights organizations estimating a death toll many times that of local authorities. Chinese tech companies with the help of some U.S. companies block Tiananmen-related posts and…