Andrew Lih reports on some websites newly accessible in Mainland China leading up to the Olympics. They include: BBC Chinese, Wikipedia Chinese, Radio Free Asia and Apple Daily HK newspaper. Lih is quick to point out that “there are plenty of sites still blocked in China, including Tor Project, Amnesty International, Wikia, The Pirate Bay, AboutUs.org, and LiveJournal.” Lih’s bet on when unblocked sites will be reblocked? “8 hours and 8 minutes after the Olympic closing ceremony.” In other web censorship news, the press commission head of the International Olympic Committee said he smells a conspiracy regarding the controversy surrounding inaccessible sites in Olympic media center: “I have to accept that I appear to be the fall guy and may be the fall guy.” Are you a disgruntled Olympic reporter? Try this.