Author: Cindy

Cindy is currently an undergraduate studying political science and Asian studies at UC Berkeley. She is primarily interested in Chinese political reform, social justice, particularly issues of poverty and inequality, as well as philosophy.
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China: Goldmine or Minefield for Foreign Tech Firms?

Despite the Chinese state’s vigorous control of Internet use within its borders, its large Internet market has been highly attractive to foreign companies. San Francisco-based CloudFlare—which has been accused in state media of having ties to the CIA—is one of the foreign firms willing to operate according to the Chinese government’s Internet rules in

September 16, 2014 5:37 PM

China’s Tough New Internet Rules Explained

In August, China’s State Internet Information Office passed a new set of Internet regulations on the use of instant messaging services, requiring users to authenticate their identities and demanding that service providers obtain qualifications. Hu Yong, a professor at Peking University’s School of Journalism and Communication, takes a detailed look at the

September 16, 2014 4:54 PM

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