Sensitive Words highlights keywords that are blocked from Sina Weibo search results. CDT independently tests the keywords before posting them, but some searches later become accessible again. We welcome readers to contribute to this project so that we can include the most up-to-date information....
by cdtstaff | Nov 5, 2019
On October 29th, the Shuangqiao branch office of Chengde City Public Security Bureau in Hebei Province released a “police announcement” on Weibo. The notice said that the bureau “cracked” a case involving...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 3, 2019
On October 26th, a Twitter user reported that his WeChat account was suspended for “spreading malicious rumors” after he posted a comment about Winnie the Pooh subsequent to sharing an article on President Xi Jinping. The...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 19, 2019
Last year, leaked plans for “Project Dragonfly,” a China-focused Google search...
by Josh Rudolph | May 6, 2019
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 26, 2019
State news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday that former "Cyberczar" and senior...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 14, 2019
Last Saturday, The Wall Street Journal’s Josh Chin examined the emergence of distinct...
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