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Wikipedia Co-Founder Refuses to Comply With Censorship

While in Hong Kong for the annual Wikimania conference, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales told the Wall Street Journal that he will not censor his site in order to enter China: Since early June, in the lead-up to the anniversary...

Will Facebook Enter China?

As Facebook is set the launch the most-anticipated IPO in years, observers are wondering if and when the company will attempt to enter the China market. From BBC: Analysts say the longer Facebook takes to enter China, the harder...

More Than Just Great Firewall Awaits Facebook in China

Reuters analyses Facebook’s chances for success if the company does decide to pursue the China market and concludes that they are slim: Facebook said last week it was contemplating re-entering China, the world’s...

China's Apple Fans Lament Cult Figure Jobs' Resignation

Yesterday’s announcement by Steve Jobs, the founder and CEO of Apple, that he was retiring effective immediately had a ripple effect that went far beyond Cupertino. Apple products have gained a wide following in China in...

New York Times: Enabling China

An editorial in the New York Times calls for legislation restricting the work of American technology companies in China: After Yahoo handed over data five years ago about a Chinese journalist who was condemned to 10 years in...

Donald Clarke: Who Owns the Chinese Internet?

In an article in Caixin, George Washington University Law Professor Donald Clarke looks at the contractual role of foreign IT companies operating in China: An article recently published in Xuexi Shibao (Study Times), an organ of...

China’s Social Network RenRen is no Facebook

An article in Forbes compares Facebook, which is set to launch in China, to Renren, the Chinese equivalent: For starters, Goldman Sachs estimates Facebook is worth $50 billion worldwide. RenRen, which is hoping to beat Facebook...



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