Photo Gallery: A Season for Serious Decisions 07/26/2012
 There are certainly plenty of reasons to start a public debate on China's...
REUTERS

There are certainly plenty of reasons to start a public debate on China's future -- yet there's nothing that Beijing fears more. The country's leaders, always worried about maintaining stability, are increasing their control over Internet use in the country. A new points system is designed to intimidate users of Weibo, a Chinese analogue to Twitter. A user determined to be blogging politically incorrect content loses points and ultimately risks having his or her user account deleted.