Netizens debate Bo Xilai despite censorship
China's decision to Cheap Beats By Dre strip political superstar Bo Xilai of his Politburo post has prompted lively discussion in cyber space, despite renewed internet censorship.
Social media platforms such as Sina Weibo and Baidu Tieba are filtering posts with keywords such as Dr Dre Beats"Bo Xilai", "Gu Kailai" and "Heywood". Attempts to search these phrases return no results.
Twitter-like Weibo posts on Bo Xilai have been filtered on and off since the scandal surrounding Bo Beats by Dre Xilai and his wife began to unfold.
It was quite hard to find any comment in support of Mr Bo. One, posted on Baidu Tieba, read: "I feel sad to see the news about Mr Bo. He is in his 60s. Please leave him in Dr Dre Headphones peace!"
But one Twitter user from Shanghai said the scandal was "more interesting than any other 8pm TV Monster Headphones drama".