Internet is becoming popularized in China. More and more people have opened
an email account. However, there are still some problems with this new media.
Mis-delivery is a serious one. Last week a Beida graduate student called Li Na
tried to send a "have a try" email to his classmate Zhao Wen-Jian, but
that message was sent to Mr. Li Peng, one of the top leaders in China, by
mistake. As a result, Mr. Li was surprised by the following message: "Hi,
Fatty: How are you? This is only a try. By the way, the yellow joke you told
last night is just great."
The next day, Li Na received an email from "firstname.lastname@example.org"
in which he was told: "We have evidence to proof that you have been tapping the
highest security hotlines of government. Any attempt to bug the telephone talk
of country leaders is illegal."
Footnote: Li Peng is the Premier who ordered to kill Peking students in
Tiananmen Square in 1989 crackdown.