On January 13, the Cyberspace Administration of China announced that dozens of websites and...
by Samuel Wade | May 2, 2014
The New Republic’s Christopher Beam explains the popularity in China of apparently...
by Samuel Wade | May 31, 2011
The Sydney Morning Herald’s John Garnaut reports on the recent hacking of nationalist Chinese website Utopia: The flagship website of China’s resurgent New Left movement was brought down by hackers yesterday,...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 28, 2011
As Groupon squirms uncomfortably in China, Forbes’ Gady Epstein profiles the man behind one of the group-buying site’s highest-grossing Chinese replicants, as well as a string of other high-profile web clones. Wang...
by Liu Yong | Dec 19, 2007
From Reuters via ABCNews: A Chinese Government website encouraging citizens to report corruption has crashed on its first day under the weight of too many hits. China’s National Bureau of Corruption Prevention was formed in September after a string of high-profile scandals involving Government officials. By the afternoon, the website could not be opened, the […]
by Liu Yong | Dec 14, 2007
From The Financial Times: One of China’s leading environmental activists has launched a “name and shame” website that maps the locations of more than 4,000 air polluters in the country, including 40 multinational companies. The move highlights the push by activists to put pressure on corporate polluters in China, which is expected to become the […]
by Mo Ming | Jan 11, 2007
From Virtual China Blog: Looks like the big news is that Sohu is no longer in the top 3 portals in China, but has been knocked out by Tencent. 55% of Chinese Internet users used Sina last year; 51% hit Netease; 48% used Tencent, according to the Internet Guide 2007 China Internet Survey Report (in […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods