Man, they are good.

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This video comes from Chinese TV, and features real workers from the government's Cyberspace Administration singing an original song dedicated to how great and noble their job is.

That job: to censor the Internet and curb free speech for the Chinese people. China has the world's most sophisticated online censorship operation, nicknamed the Great Firewall. It's so thorough, in fact, that this video has been disappearing from sources all across the Internet. Nobody knows why they decided they don't want people seeing it anymore, but enjoy it while you can. It's strangely catchy, and it ought to be. The Chinese government went all out on it: the music was arranged by pop icon Zhao Jialin, and the lyrics were written by Wang Pingjiu, who was also behind the Beijing Olympics anthem.

Check out the translated lyrics to this disappearing masterpiece, called "Cyberspace Spirit," below:

Devotedly keeping watch over the space every day,
Taking up our mission as the sun rises in the east,
Innovating every day, embracing the clear and bright,
Like warm sunshine moving in our hearts.
Unified with the strength of all living things,
Devoted to turning the global village into the most beautiful scene.
An Internet power: Where the Internet is, so is the glorious dream.
An Internet power: From the distant cosmos to the missing home.
An Internet power: Tell the world that the Chinese Dream is uplifting China.
An Internet power: I represent my nation to the world.
In this world all rivers flow to the sea,
Assuming the measure of Chinese civilization.
Five thousand years of history condensed to illuminate innovation,
Integrity is the clear ripple of a nationality.
We are unified between heaven and earth,
Faith and devotion flow like the Yellow River and Yangtze.
An Internet power: Where the Internet is, so is the glorious dream.
An Internet power: Thinking of home from the distant cosmos.
An Internet power: Tell the world that the Chinese Dream is uplifting China.
An Internet power: I represent my nation to the world.
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Sources: The Register | The New York Times