A series of enforcement measures and proposed laws have drawn heightened attention to Beijing’s plans to rein in and remake the environment for big tech in China. Taken together, they reveal an unprecedented willingness by...
by Anne Henochowicz | Sep 1, 2020
In China, the smartphone has quickly become the key to unlocking public transportation, medical care, and entrance into restaurants or other public spaces. The coronavirus crisis has only accelerated the shift, with QR health...
by Grace | Mar 9, 2016
Several recent articles describe Chinese government plans for predictive policing software to help...
by Grace | Feb 10, 2016
Opera Software, a Norway-based company that operates a popular web browser, intends to accept a...
by Melissa M. Chan | May 8, 2012
Despite tensions between China and the United States over the South China Sea stand-off and blind activist, Chen Guangcheng, US and Chinese defense chiefs have pledged to work together against cyber threats. This announcement...
by nataliethomas | May 12, 2011
The US state department is providing funds to the tune of $30m for developing technologies which help guarantee freedom of expression online, according to the Guardian. China’s heavily fortified (at least in some respects)...
by Li Xiaorong | Mar 4, 2005
Howard French reports in the New York Times that the gathering of legislators and top political leaders offers a chance to measure the state of the art of Web censorship. The authorities set the tone earlier this week, summoning the managers of the country’s main Internet providers, major portals and Internet cafe chains and warning […]
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