Inside the Great Firewall
Last month, the Chinese government was spooked by a wave of anti-Japan street protests. Not because of what the protesters were demanding, but rather by the decentralized way in which they were organized. Using online chat rooms, text messaging, and email, the leaders appeared to be everywhere and nowhere. Bob talks to Xiao Qiang, director of the Berkeley China Internet Project, about the cat & mouse game that is China’s relationship with its digital dissidents.
The audio clip is available here. The transcript will be available on Tuesday.