Keywords Used to Filter Web Content – The Washington Post

From The Washington Post: The Washington Post obtained a list of keywords used by a Chinese blog service provider to flag offensive material. Of 236 items on the list, 18 were obscenities. The rest were related to politics or current affairs. Most words on this list can be posted on Chinese Web sites, but their […]

Participates in Security Technology Trade Mission to China

From “The National Research Council of Canada – Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP), with the support of the National Research Council of Canada – Canadian Police Research Centre (NRC-CPRC), the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, the Chinese Ministry of Public Security, and the Beijing Municipal Government, are jointly organizing a security technology mission to China […]

Media rights group slams China’s Internet policing

From “A Paris-based media rights group has slammed new Chinese regulations aimed at policing the Internet and accused a US-based Internet management company of colluding with the government to stifle activism on the web. Reporters Without Borders said that since new regulations on Internet chatrooms were issued on February 23, many news groups had […]

Internet Filtering In China

Considerable human and technical resources have been applied to filtering the Internet in China by the Chinese government. These filters are updated constantly, as evidenced by “high-profile sites” (like CNN) that are not always blocked. Furthermore, blocking is achieved primarily at the “router level, and on the basis of IP address”, which can cause a […]

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