DeutscheWelle's official Sina Weibo account has been forced to “re-incarnate” again in November 13, 2011. The deletion of user account is a punishment mechanism by Sina Weibo to those who have posted “sensitive topic”. If the user insists to make its presence in Weibo, s/he has to open a new account and accumulate its followers from zero, Chinese netizens call this “re-incarnation”.
DeutscheWelle's reincarnation message is:
Below is an online Cartoon on Sina's g-spots:
After the user account of DeutsheWelle been restored, they received an email from Sina demanding them to stop posting sensitive messages and criticisms against Sina.
This morning, DeutsheWelle received a pop-up chat box warning message from the Sina Weibo Customer service again, stating:
The warning is either a reaction of DeutsheWelle's exposure of Sina's censorship mechanism or a news item about a protest in Guangzhou. Below is a screen capture of the pop-up message:
The Big brother is watching you!