China ties US for most Web users at 221 million people NYT

China ties US for most Web users at 221 million people – New York Times

“BEIJING (AP) — China’s fast-growing population of Internet users has soared to 221 million, tying the United States for the largest number of people online, according to government data reported Thursday.The figure, reported by the Xinhua News Agency, reflects China’s explosive growth in Web use despite government efforts to block access to material considered subversive or pornographic. It was a 61 percent increase over the 137 million Internet users reported by the government at the start of 2007.”

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