Editor’s Note: The Word of the Week comes from China Digital Space’s Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a...
Nov 22, 2008
L. A. Times’ Mark Magnier reporting from Beijing: The private eyes in China’s most famous detective agency rarely sleep, are relentless in pursuing their prey and can put Interpol and Homeland Security to shame. Oh,...
Nov 7, 2008
Shenzhen official Lin Jiaxiang, who was caught on camera harassing a young girl and then berating her father, has been sacked. From the Guardian: A high-ranking Chinese official has been sacked for accosting a young girl while...
Nov 4, 2008
The case of Lin Jiaxiang, the party secretary of the Shenzhen Maritime Administration, who was caught on a surveillance camera harassing an eleven-year-old girl, has been a hot topic on blogs and in Internet forums in China. But...
Nov 1, 2008
The following translation from Chinasmack shows how “Lin Jiaxiang” “林嘉祥” became the latest online “celebrity,” thanks to the powerful “human flesh search engines” of Chinese netizens....
CDT in the News
- Sky News – Chinese state media appears to censor one of its own videos
- The Guardian – Chinese state media censors itself after highlighting poem about corrupt leaders
- ASPI Daily Tech and Cyber Digest – Meta’s ‘biggest single takedown’ removes Chinese influence campaign | Japan’s cyber security agency suffers months-long breach | FBI, partners dismantle Qakbot infrastructure
- Atlantic Council – Chinese discourse power: Capabilities and impact
- VOA – Chinese Social Media Platforms Fail to Control Racism Against Black People: Report