A belated report: CNN’s website (actually the AP) was reporting on Friday, November 17 that Wikipedia was once again unavailable from the Mainland. Andrew Lih, the guy dedicated to the cause always has the latest on the issue of access from China on his blog.
I can confirm that I was able to access Wikipedia on Thursday night (from Kunming, Yunnan Province in China), and then Friday afternoon it was blocked. (“Host not accessible” error.) Bummer.
Also… all blogs at blogspot.com are inaccessible. However, you can log-in to blogger.com and update your blogspot blog. Weird.
And… the number of google searches is limited. After a dozen or so, it just returns an error.