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Websites Unite With Party To Squash Rumors

Bloomberg reports the latest development in Beijing’s battle against the “cancer” of online rumors, the launch of a new rumor-busting website by companies including Baidu, Sina, Sohu, and Netease: The site...

Censorship Vault: Beijing Internet Instructions Series (18)

In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet Instructions” series to the Censorship Vault. These directives were originally published on Canyu.org (Participate) and date from 2005...

Bin Laden Dead: Chinese Netizens React (Updated)

China Real Time Report describes the wide range of mixed reactions from Chinese netizens to news of Osama bin Laden’s death: “Deeply mourning Bin Laden,” wrote Weibo user Jiajia Nuwu in comments echoed widely...

Warcraft Row: An Industry Game Changer

Caixin looks at Netease’s struggle to get the game World of Warcraft back online in China and the bureaucratic turf wars that the gaming industry must navigate: NetEase is a veteran of Chinese online gaming, with seven...

Letter from China: Beijing’s growing urge to dominate the media – Howard W. French

From the New York Times, via Howard French’s Glimpse of the World blog: The question seemed innocuous enough when it appeared in an online poll this month on the popular Chinese Internet portal Netease: Would you like to be Chinese in the next life? It is the answer that proved dangerous. Sixty-four percent of respondents […]

Online survey axed after most reject Chinese identity – Jonathan Watts

From The Guardian: Chinese authorities have shut down an online survey that found most respondents would prefer a different nationality if they were born again. According to the South China Morning Post, two editors of the host website, NetEase, have also been fired in the past few days, prompting speculation that they have been punished […]

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