China has been tightening up internet controls by targeting individuals’ VPN access and expanding its crackdown on the use of foreign social media apps. Meanwhile, Apple recently announced plans to open its first data-storage facility in China to comply with regulations in Beijing’s...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 1, 2020
On Monday, Indian authorities announced a ban on dozens of Chinese apps including WeChat, Weibo, and TikTok. The official statement on the ban cited national security and consumer privacy, reflecting a broader global trend of...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 11, 2019
As the ongoing controversy with the NBA over a team general manager’s tweet in support of Hong Kong has laid bare, foreign corporations and other entities operating in China face an increasingly erratic environment, where...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 18, 2019
On Sunday, Reuters’ Colin Packham reported on an Australian intelligence report blaming China’s Ministry of State Security for cyberattacks on the country’s parliament and three biggest political parties ahead...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 12, 2018
Late last week, Bloomberg’s Jordan Robertson and Michael Riley published stunning claims...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 14, 2018
The ability to persistently link people’s identities and activities is a core theme of China’s...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 7, 2018
On Monday, Weibo user MeiguoWangshi1999 posted a detailed account of alleged data theft and...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 21, 2018
Last month, German carmaker Daimler repeatedly apologized for hurting Chinese feelings, disavowing...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 4, 2017
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 4, 2017
Since the introduction of new regulations in January, 2017 has seen a steady campaign against...
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