I seem to have posted something that someone in power in China doesn’t want its citizens reading.

It seems to have something to do with the following picture of a Vet-Teks truck and two drivers supplied by John Blanchard’s NASA Education.

Just two guys standing next to a truck in a story published May 1, 2008, entitled,


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Here’s where the attempt to access the picture came from (click to enlarge):

Anybody have any idea what’s going on?


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  1. Google has come under increased pressure to limit content delivered to Chinese users. In the Wikipedia article on Google China, it talks of self-screening using a list of translated keywords and as an example, says that as of June, the word "tank man" is forbidden. Not exactly vet-truck, but any system relying on automated censorship is going to make goofy mistakes. Here are three links you might want to read:

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