Love and CD burners underpin Chinese samizdat. CD burners are the source of a new samizdat in China. Young women infatuated with an ideologically unsound boy-band media property are burning millions of audio CDs and VCDs of the the band's "real-life" show. They're smuggling themselves on rickety fishing boats to greet the band. They're defying Party authority, and they're doing it for saccharine love:
"When girls like us have needs, there is nothing anyone can do to stop us."
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