I mean why censor materials yourself when you can just bully corperations into an enviroment of fear and repression.
Apparently, this blockage is not done by the government but by the personnels in the Blog Service Providers who consider the three blogs offending and dangerous. Danwei has a story. He aslo compares this with another blogger, who is a member of CPPCC that is having the yearly joint session in Beijing.
So just remember…. Google isn’t doing evil by co-operating with the government