Rumors are circulating that former Chinese President Jiang Zemin has passed away after he missed the CCP's 90th birthday bash. Chinese authorities are cracking down on Internet searches about Jiang's possible demise. Many unrelated web searches using similar search terms have also been shut down. However, Chinese netizens are using code to allude to the fact that Jiang is indeed dead. The rumor is spreading like wildfire. Have the Chinese authorities really put news of Jiang's death on ice? If so, how long will they keep up the charade?