October 13, 2021
Darren Byler on Life in Xinjiang, ‘China’s High-Tech Penal Colony’
By Shannon Tiezzi
“The mass surveillance and internment project in Xinjiang should be viewed as a major test of Chinese capacities to conduct a sophisticated invasion, occupation, and transformation of spaces that were at the margins of Chinese control.”
December 18, 2020
China’s Hyperactive Debates on Personal Data Protection
By Xiao Liu
The draft of China’s first comprehensive law on personal information protection is the culmination of intense public interest in the subject.
March 07, 2020
China’s Ubiquitous Facial Recognition Tech Sparks Privacy Backlash
By Lauren Dudley
Privacy concerns remain largely unaddressed in proposed Chinese facial recognition standards.
June 22, 2019
Will Vietnam Follow China’s Model for Digital Dictatorship?
By Trien Vinh Le
The US-China trade war may make Hanoi rethink its interest in promoting technology for both economic growth and political control.
February 23, 2019
How China Exports Repression to Africa
By Samuel Woodhams
China’s “techno-dystopian expansionism” is undermining democracy in African countries.
October 18, 2018
How China’s AI Technology Exports Are Seeding Surveillance Societies Globally
By Scott N. Romaniuk & Tobias Burgers
China is exploring technologies that enable high tech state authoritarianism.