Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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Great Firewall: “Upgrading for Cyberspace Sovereignty”

This past week has seen a number of foreign websites and online services disrupted in China. reported that Outlook was subjected to a man-in-the-middle attack, which allowed the attackers access to the emails, contacts, and passwords of some Outlook users in China. Read the details of the attack via, which says, “We once again suspect that Lu

January 23, 2015 2:14 PM

Covering China from Cyberspace in 2014: Excerpts

Two publications have published excerpts from the new CDT eBook, “Covering China from Cyberspace in 2014,” a yearbook of major events as seen through the eyes of Chinese censors and the netizens who are brave enough to defy them. The book looks at a number of news events and trends in China in 2014 and compiles online reactions, from both Internet users and government propaganda

January 23, 2015 10:26 AM

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