So, you're in Beijing right now, still waiting for Fire Joe Morgan to load? Don't hold your breath, comrade. As we mentioned earlier, some web sites which members of the foreign media are attempting to access in China are mysteriously failing to show up. Censorship? Surely not. Except that the International Olympic Committee has just admitted that's exactly what it is. And they're complicit.

Some International Olympic Committee officials cut a deal to let China block sensitive Web sites despite promises of unrestricted access, a senior IOC official admitted on Wednesday. China had committed to providing media with the same freedom to report on the Games as they enjoyed at previous Olympics, but journalists have this week complained of finding access to sites deemed sensitive to its communist leadership blocked. Attempts at the main press center to access the Web site of Amnesty International, which released a report on Monday slamming China for failing to honor its Olympic human rights pledges, continued to prove fruitless by mid-week.

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Other sites that aren't coming in: • World Chess Boxing Organization • Richard Simmons.com • Masturbate-a-thon • Martha Stewart Living • 38 Pitches IOC Admits Internet Censorship Deal With China [NBCSports] Olympic Censorship Is Awesome [Awful Announcing]