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CDF Conference: Standards, Infrastructures and Designs of the Internet

Panel: John Gage, Sun Microsystems Izumi Aizu, International University of Japan Alex Zixiang Tan, Syracuse University Andrew McLaughlin, Google John Gage, Sun Microsystems Open Source or Closed? Mr. Gage said innovation in China is stifled by the requirement that people must get prior permission from the government to play with computer code — the same […]

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CDF Conference: Lessig on “Core Blindness”

Stanford Law professor Lawrence Lessig spoke about the “core blindness” on press freedom that exists in the United States. It is easy, he said, to see the core blindness in another culture, like China, with its well known attempts to monitor or limit access to the Internet. But it is harder to identify the blindness […]

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China tightens visa rules for US citizens (FT)

By Mure Dickie in Beijing Published: March 31 2004 9:09 | Last Updated: March 31 2004 11:34 China on Wednesday tightened rules for issuing visas to US citizens in retaliation against Washington’s insistence on fingerprinting Chinese travellers to the US. The new measures, which include requiring diplomats travelling for personal reasons to apply for an […]

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