Thousand years ago, China built the Great Wall to protect themselves from their intruders up in the North. The Great Wall has done a fantastic job and has since then protects Chinese people from the intrusion of other countries. On March, 30, according to the reporters, they now can't get the result of searching word containing RFA which may stand for Radio Free Asia, or anything relating to "Falungong" and "Dalai Lama" were blocked. The Great Wall online in China, the great firewall has blocked everything that might intrude to the publics' minds.
I refused to think that China is still closed and autocratic, however, as the information gets more and more freely exchangeable that I come to realize the absolute monarchy system that China is having now.
Thousand years after the Great Wall is built and now visited by thousands of tourists from every part of the world, China is now having its great firewall in the virtual world to block every part of the world away.