Great firewall of China blocks RSS

When I was in China last month, one of the ways I got around the Great Firewall of China's censorship was by reading RSS feeds, which the Politburo wasn't really hip to. Someone wised them up.

Unfortunately, China appears to have finally gotten wise to RSS as of late–reports have been popping up from our readers and around the web of not being able to access FeedBurner RSS feeds as early as August of this year. More recent reports tell us that the PSB appears to have extended this block to all incoming URLs that begin with "feeds," "rss," and "blog," thus rendering the RSS feeds from many sites–including ones that aren't blocked in China, such as Ars Technica–useles