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Olympic organizers unblocked some Internet sites at the Olympics’ Main Press Center and media venues Friday while others remained off limits for journalists covering the Beijing games. – (Sydney Morning Herald — 1 August, 2008)
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A senior IOC official admits that committee members had cut a deal to let the Chinese government block sensitive Web sites, despite earlier assurances to the contrary. (CNET News.com — 31 July, 2008)
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Some Internet sites unblocked, but not all
Some Internet sites unblocked, but not all

IOC president applauds organization of Summer Games, says there was no deal with Chinese government to restrict journalists’ Internet access. (CNET News.com — 3 August, 2008)
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Some Olympics officials cut a deal to let China block sensitive Web sites despite promises of unrestricted access, a senior IOC official admitted on Wednesday. (MSNBC — 31 July, 2008)
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The International Olympic Committee acceded to Chinese government demands that some internet censorship be kept in place during the Beijing Olympics, reported The New York Times. (CNET News.com — 31 July, 2008)
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For countries like the U.S., where exclusive rights to content have been bought, YouTube will use IP geo-blocking to prevent access to the channel. (CNET News.com — 15 hours ago)
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BEIJING, July 30 — The International Olympic Committee and the Chinese government acknowledged Wednesday that reporters covering the Olympics will be blocked from accessing Internet sites that Chinese authorities consider politically sensitive.

(Washington Post — 31 July, 2008)
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An Olympic official said Thursday he felt like the “fall guy” after promising reporters at the games they would have uncensored Internet access, only to find that the Chinese had blocked certain Web sites. – (Sydney Morning Herald — 1 August, 2008)
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Olympic organizers are backtracking on another promise about coverage of the Beijing Games, keeping in place blocks on Internet sites in the Main Press Center and venues where reporters will work. (CNN — 31 July, 2008)
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Apparently YouTube’s annotation technology needed a helping hand: Google acquired start-up Omnisio for similar technology. (CNET News.com — 31 July, 2008)
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The company chairman offers no details on Yahoo’s severance plan or why exactly the board rejected Microsoft’s offer of $33 a share. (CNET News.com — 2 August, 2008)
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A boost in production to 800,000 units a week could help Apple offset iPhone 3G demand, if it can avoiding introducing quality-control issues along with the increase. (CNET News.com — 17 hours ago)
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