Cover Story | Without academic freedom, China will never fully develop,"
predicted China's esteemed premier Zhou En Lai in 1954. He
obviously did not know about the Internet. China's current
leadership has taken a swat at the growing trade of information via
computer technology, making the transmission of "secret" or
"reactionary" material a capital crime last January. A crackdown on
everyone from webmasters to Internet cafés coincided with
publication in the United States of The Tiananmen Papers. The