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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Massive Internet Failure Caused by Great Firewall?

When up to two-thirds of Chinese Internet traffic was suddenly redirected to a handful of websites usually blocked by the Great Firewall, initial reports blamed a hacker attack. Yet experts now say that the most likely cause was an error by administrators of the Great Firewall itself. While the details of what transpired are still widely unknown, Internet security experts have said

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Photo: Beijing Exercise Park, by Steve Balla

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