Update: The play on words in the blocked keyword “Liu Yunshan” is now explained. As of...
Aug 21, 2014
As of August 21, 2014, the following search terms were blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the...
May 9, 2013
As of May 9, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). • Anhui girl (安徽女子): Yuan Liya, a poor young woman from central Anhui Province, died on May 3 after falling from...
CDT in the News
- MIT Technology Review – Now China wants to censor online comments
- The Globe and Mail – Shanghai leaves lockdown after two months, but ‘zero COVID’ policy remains
- WION – Shanghai residents spent 2 months ‘locked’ up, but China bans media from calling it a ‘lockdown’
- The Independent – Shanghai prohibits media from using the term ‘lockdown’
- Guardian – Shanghai reportedly bans media use of the term ‘lockdown’ as lockdown ends