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Chinese Protesters and the Global Internet Need One Another
January 13, 2023

Chinese Protesters and the Global Internet Need One Another

By Kian Vesteinsson and Angeli Datt
Safeguarding a free and open internet will help support China’s brave protesters.

How Zero COVID Protests Broke Through China’s Internet Censorship
December 06, 2022

How Zero COVID Protests Broke Through China’s Internet Censorship

By Larry Mullin
China’s infamous Great Firewall cracked amid late November’s protests – the exact thing the censorship apparatus was designed to prevent.
Strict Government Censorship Requirements Leave Chinese Tech Companies Struggling Overseas
July 20, 2022

Strict Government Censorship Requirements Leave Chinese Tech Companies Struggling Overseas

By Chauncey Jung
The latest scandal regarding WPS Office highlights the bind Chinese tech companies face.

China’s Censors Aim to Contain Dissent During Harsh COVID-19 Lockdowns
May 18, 2022

China’s Censors Aim to Contain Dissent During Harsh COVID-19 Lockdowns

By Sarah Cook
Top doctors have been among those silenced for urging a shift away from China's draconian pandemic control strategy.

China and Russia Want to Rule the Global Internet
February 22, 2022

China and Russia Want to Rule the Global Internet

By Charles Mok
Their model of surveillance and censorship threatens a free, open, and secure future internet.

Chinese Tennis Star Accuses Former Top Official of Sexual Assault
November 03, 2021

Chinese Tennis Star Accuses Former Top Official of Sexual Assault

By Shannon Tiezzi
Peng Shuai's post broke new ground for the #MeToo movement in China: directly implicating a high-ranking CCP official.

On Internet Freedom, China and Taiwan Are Worlds Apart
October 12, 2021

On Internet Freedom, China and Taiwan Are Worlds Apart

By Sarah Cook and Allie Funk
One is ranked as the most oppressive digital environment. The other is among the freest.
Understanding China’s Draft Algorithm Regulations
September 16, 2021

Understanding China’s Draft Algorithm Regulations

By Sapni G K and Mihir Mahajan
China’s restrictions on recommendation algorithms fill a gap in global regulations. Not coincidentally, though, they also serve to extend Chinese state control over internet-based services.

A Struggle for Information Control Between China’s Government and the Tech Giants
August 11, 2021

A Struggle for Information Control Between China’s Government and the Tech Giants

By Canghao Chen
The Chinese government risks becoming the primary obstacle to the advancement of the internet industry in China.

The Clubhouse Affair: A Stark Reminder of China’s Information Isolation
February 22, 2021

The Clubhouse Affair: A Stark Reminder of China’s Information Isolation

By Sarah Cook
A brief opening on an audio conversation app allowed Chinese users to speak freely with the outside world.

China Steps Up Online Controls With New Rule for Bloggers
February 17, 2021

China Steps Up Online Controls With New Rule for Bloggers

By Associated Press
Starting next week, China’s government will require bloggers to be approved to write on a wide range of topics, including economics, education, health, and foreign affairs.
Clubhouse Gave Taiwan and China a Rare Opportunity for Cross-Strait Dialogue
February 13, 2021

Clubhouse Gave Taiwan and China a Rare Opportunity for Cross-Strait Dialogue

By Nick Aspinwall
The voice chat app’s brief moment in the sun revealed the stark difference in how Chinese and Taiwanese users experience the internet.

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