China's Tangled Web

Will Beijing ruin the Net by trying to control it?

Like other entrepreneurs caught up in Internet fever, Joseph Chen figured the opportunities in China were almost endless. Last year, he and two Chinese classmates at Stanford University launched portal ChinaRen Inc. and quickly lined up millions of dollars from investors. Within months, Beijing-based ChinaRen was regarded as a contender in the race to become a powerhouse in the world's fastest-growing Internet market.

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