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While attendees at last week's World Internet Conference in China enjoyed relatively open Internet access, thousands of websites were blocked throughout much of the country.
Some observers fear the letter, published in a local Chinese Communist Party newspaper, is a sign that a purge of free-thinking professors is coming.
Alibaba made $9.3 billion on China's Single's Day, a popular online shopping day. But much of its success is due to its cooperation with the Chinese government in punishing dissidents.
People are forbidden from burning coal to heat their homes and factories, schools and government offices are closed -- in order to ensure smog-free blue skies in Beijing during APEC.
Experts see the attacks as emblematic of the proverbial price paid by foreign companies that choose to make their services available in China.