Fang Binxing, the so-called “Father of the Great Firewall,” found himself in the...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 27, 2016
China’s Cyberczar Lu Wei and VPN-toting Great Firewall mastermind Fang Binxing were in Moscow on...
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 | Oct 19, 2011
The following cartoon is being distributed on Chinese social media networks. It depicts Fang Binxing, President of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications who is also known as the Father of the Great Firewall, sitting...
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 11, 2011
Zhang Xiang, an instructor in Computer Security at Xi’an University of Technology, wrote the following in response to threatening messages he received after discussing the Great Firewall in his class. Translated by CDT....
by Sophie Beach | May 19, 2011
Chinese microblog users have said that they participated in a protest against Fang Binxing, the “Father of the Great Firewall,” by pelting him with eggs during a visit to a university. The Telegraph reports: Four...
by Sophie Beach | May 17, 2011
In recent weeks, Internet users in China have complained of increasing difficulty accessing overseas websites, in what many see as part of the ongoing crackdown on free expression. In the Global Times, Fang Binxing, the...
by Don Weinland | Apr 3, 2011
Fang Binxing (方滨兴), president of the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and the “Father of the Great Firewall,” exhorts a 2011 graduating class to assist China in stability preservation...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 18, 2011
From LA Times: The man known as the father of China’s so-called Great Firewall is defending his invention, which blocks out hundreds of thousands of foreign websites, and admits to owning software to evade the censorship...
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 20, 2010
From The Wall Street Journal’s China Real Time Report Blog: Translations of comments appearing on China Digital Times, a China-focused news blog run by the Berkeley China Internet Project out of the University of...
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