The government is also pressuring Chinese publishers to stop translating and publishing Japanese content as tension increases between the two countries.
A small Internet posting in China triggered a massive response from the state this week, highlighting just how concerned the government is that citizens might be inspired by protesters in Egypt, Libya, or at home.
The Beijing Games have been dogged with global criticism on everything from censorship to pollution. But Chinese people still see them as their government does: a great coming-out party.
Yu Long, conductor of the China Philharmonic Orchestra, reaches across an old cultural divide.