On Donald Trump’s first presidential tour of Asia, he enjoyed red-carpet treatment in China...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 9, 2013
In May, Google users in China who searched politically sensitive terms discovered a new feature when they used the search engine: a pop-up notice informing them why their search yields no results, and that the filtering is out...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 17, 2009
The Guardian reports that the government is loosening requirements that all computers produced in or imported to China must have keyword filtering software installed on their hard drives, following concerns over a host of...
by Jenny Leung | Jun 9, 2009
After a government order announced that all new computers in China would be required to have pre-installed filtering software, Microsoft is denouncing the notice. From AFP: Microsoft late Monday said a Chinese rule that personal...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 8, 2009
On her blog, Rebecca MacKinnon summarizes the key stipulations of the government order requiring computer manufacturers to install filtering software on all computers made in or imported into China: 1. Domestic PC manufacturers...
by Xiao Qiang | Apr 24, 2006
by Sophie Beach | Oct 5, 2004
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 30, 2004
It is an open secret that all Chinese Internet hosting services, including wireless and instant messenger services, filter user communication through key word blocking mechanisms. But overly vague and broad Chinese internet laws...
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