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Banned! 11 things you won't find in China

China says it wants to open its economy more to the rest of the world, but Beijing keeps a tight grip on technology and access to media. These 11 items are still off limits.

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Beijing blocks access to thousands of websites at any given time, including those that host pornography.

Censors also prohibit Internet users from visiting many sites that criticize the Communist Party or address sensitive issues such as human rights.

Search results are also censored. Internet users are often forced to come up with clever alternate language to discuss news or historical events like the Tiananmen Square protests and crackdown.

  @CNNTech - Last updated March 17 2017 08:26 AM ET