After U.S. trade officials added Chinese internet censorship to an official list of trade barriers...
Mar 30, 2016
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology previewed a draft revision to...
Mar 29, 2016
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology this week posted a draft revision to...
Jan 21, 2014
Yesterday, all websites without a .cn top-level domain were temporarily inaccessible by web users...
Dec 19, 2009
From Time: The year 2009 will not be remembered as the year Chinese censors decided to lighten up. This week, the Chinese agency that oversees the country’s Internet-domain-name registry announced it will limit the system...
Mar 2, 2006
From PCWorld.com (link): Western media was abuzz Wednesday with reports, citing an English-language story on the Web site of the official People’s Daily newspaper, that China plans to create a set of Chinese-language domain names as part of a bid to split China off from the Internet. There was just one problem: the story wasn’t […]
Mar 1, 2006
From PCWorld (link): ICANN denies reports that China established its own Internet domains. China’s Ministry of Information Industry has established a set of new top-level and second-level domain names, according to People’s Daily Online, the Web site of the official People’s Daily newspaper. The new domain name system took effect today, according to the report. […]
Mar 1, 2006
From the Boston Globe (link): Internet authorities in China have set up a new family of Chinese-language alternatives to .com and other popular Internet address domains. It’s a move that bypasses the US-sponsored organization that controls address information for the global Internet, and some analysts fear that it could enhance China’s ability to censor its […]
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