This week, Chinese magazine People (Renwu 人物) published an interview with Ai Fen, the director of the emergency department at Wuhan Central Hospital. In the interview, which was quickly censored, Ai detailed her censure by...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 25, 2015
The developer of an open source censorship circumvention project known as Shadowsocks was...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 9, 2015
Filmmaker Laura Poitras—who is best known for receiving classified documents from and then...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 23, 2015
This past week has seen a number of foreign websites and online services disrupted in China....
by Sophie Beach | Jan 22, 2014
When up to two-thirds of Chinese Internet traffic was suddenly redirected to a handful of websites...
by Josh Rudolph | May 3, 2013
British Indian author Salman Rushdie became an icon of free expression after his 1988 novel The Satanic Verses garnered him a fatwā from Ayatollah Khomeini, followed by countless death threats. Coinciding with the release of the...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 23, 2012
As Internet users in China have reported, scaling the Great Firewall of Internet censorship by using VPNs has become increasingly difficult in recent weeks, with several of the most reliable services being blocked. As the...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 20, 2011
Forbes reports that administrators of China’s Great Firewall Internet censorship system appear to be testing a new roadblock for encrypted connections which previously could access blocked websites: In the cat-and-mouse...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 12, 2011
Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, says in an interview that his organization is helping Chinese Internet users find ways to circumvent the Great Firewall to access Wikileaks and other blocked sites. From Reuters: Assange,...
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