In 2007, U.S. tech company Yahoo set up a $17 million fund to support persecuted Chinese...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 20, 2014
In another report looking into the accumulated wealth of the families of China’s political...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 18, 2013
Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, has complained of “a terrible misunderstanding” after he allegedly compared his own management style with Deng Xiaoping’s handling of the 1989 June 4th crackdown....
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 Anne Henochowicz | Dec 4, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by CDT Money | May 7, 2012
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s arrival in Beijing for a fourth round of Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) with several high-ranking members of the Chinese leadership took...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 2, 2011
Speculation is mounting over the future of Internet giant Yahoo after Alibaba CEO Jack Ma expressed a desire to buy the company, which currently owns a 40% share in Alibaba. From Reuters: Asked whether Alibaba might like to pick...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 10, 2010
New York Times reporter Andrew Jacobs writes about his experience when he became one of several foreign journalists in China whose Yahoo accounts were hacked: I’d been hacked. That phrase has been popping up a lot lately on Web...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 1, 2010
After their Yahoo accounts were hacked this week, several foreign journalists have tried unsuccessfully to get a response and explanation from Yahoo. The Washington Post blog talks to freelance journalist Kathleen McLaughlin:...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 30, 2010
Google explains that recent errors with search queries for even harmless terms are due to a technical error and not government censorship. From the Financial Times: Users based on the Chinese mainland could still access all...
by Liu Yong | Aug 5, 2008
From Wall Street Journal: Microsoft Corp., Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc., in negotiations with other Internet companies and human-rights groups, reached an agreement on a voluntary code of conduct for activities in China and other...
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