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Telephone reception has been stopped, but I can still make outgoing calls, as they need to wiretap and follow my position.

Still free //orapig: //aiww Can God Ai only stay home today?

The actions of China today has arrived in a state of decay, to prevent me from accepting interviews in the next two days, not only did they prevent me from travelling, surprisingly they cut off my internet connection and phone line without notice, I have finished what I needed to say much earlier on, now with this they added a new topic.

House arrest, travel restrictions, surveillance, stopping phone service, cutting internet connection, what we can still do is to greet the crazy motherland once again.

The surveillance vans without plates are stopping at their original positions outside the door again, two young people are playing with their cell phones inside.

Information, the information of freedom puts all cheaters in fear. RT //Valerie_Guo: We don't even have a piece of metal in our hands, what are you afraid of? RT //aiww Why are they so cowardly, publicly doing dirty deeds that cannot be approved. RT //datianshi: //aiww Defend your rights to speech, support you

First I pity your uselessness, feeling that you're hopeless, then I realise you lack not only virtue, you're also shameless.

Why are they so cowardly, publicly doing dirty deeds that cannot be approved. RT //datianshi: //aiww Defend your rights to speech, support you

Uh-huh, the net of love cannot be blocked. RT //zero0457: //aiww I love you forever, God Ai~~~

ISP said clearly, maintenance requires at least 1 to 3 days. Ha, how plain is that.

My phone has been blocked, the office's internet connection cut, China Mobile and China CC Net both refuse to give the real reason, hmm, national secret.

Arriving as agreed.