No Microsoft Soapbox in China

Microsoft has a new product, a youtube clone, called soapbox.

microsoft soapbox in China

The definition of a soapbox is

A soapbox is a raised, improvised platform on which one stands to make an impromptu speech, often about a political subject.

Well, no surprise here that Microsoft deems it appropriate not to make it available in China.

Interestingly enough the Chinese text says that “they’re very sorry it’s not available”. They care less apparently about the English speaking population.

To be fair to Microsoft, Google Video also doesn’t work here but at least they allow us Youtube.

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