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The Berlin Twitter Wall Used To Bring Down China’s Great Fire Wall

berlin-twitter-wall1TO mark the fall of the Berlin Wall, Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH has created the Berlin Twitter Wall.

On you can now share your thoughts on the historic Fall of the Wall and post a wish for the future.

It’s a nice idea, and blessedly featured to animated David Hasselhoff bringing the Wall down with his horns of plenty. But it’s not all a celebration, an “I was there” moment. The Berlin Wall is being used as a form of protest, a totem for Twitter users seeking freedom:

The website has been dominated by Chinese people complaining about the Great Fire Wall (aka GFW or Net Nanny — Internet censorship).

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Posted: 26th, October 2009 | In: Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0