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How WeChat Conquered Tibet
July 16, 2019

How WeChat Conquered Tibet

By Tenzin Dalha
Tibetans know the surveillance risks, but many choose to give up privacy for convenience.

China’s Long, Hot Summer of Censorship
June 24, 2019

China’s Long, Hot Summer of Censorship

By Sarah Cook
June has been a terrible month for internet freedom in China. July may be even worse.
How China Exports Repression to Africa
February 23, 2019

How China Exports Repression to Africa

By Samuel Woodhams
China’s “techno-dystopian expansionism” is undermining democracy in African countries.

Old-Fashioned Thuggery Reinforces China’s High-Tech Censorship
January 26, 2019

Old-Fashioned Thuggery Reinforces China’s High-Tech Censorship

By Sarah Cook and Josh Rudolph
In addition to technological tools, China’s government is using more old-fashioned methods to keep activists silent.

Ahead of Tiananmen Incident Anniversary, China Launches a New Round of Internet Crackdown
January 04, 2019

Ahead of Tiananmen Incident Anniversary, China Launches a New Round of Internet Crackdown

By Charlotte Gao
The operation will last for six months -- until the 30th anniversary of the June Fourth Incident has passed.

Plans for Censored Chinese Search Engine Opposed by Google Employees
December 21, 2018

Plans for Censored Chinese Search Engine Opposed by Google Employees

By William Chalk
Plans for a state-sanctioned re-entry into the Chinese market have “effectively ended” following virulent opposition.

Tech Firms Are Boosting China’s Cyber Power
September 25, 2018

Tech Firms Are Boosting China’s Cyber Power

By Sarah Cook
Cooperation with the CCP, often mandatory, carries risks as well as benefits.
Uyghurs’ Present Is the Future for Most Chinese
August 18, 2018

Uyghurs’ Present Is the Future for Most Chinese

By Chauncey Jung
Even Chinese overseas are not exempt from Beijing’s constant control.

Facebook’s Plan to Enter China Is Doomed to Fail
August 14, 2018

Facebook’s Plan to Enter China Is Doomed to Fail

By Chuzi Xiao
It's not just a question of censorship; many Chinese government policies would work against Facebook.

Google's China Plans: Backtrack and Backlash
August 08, 2018

Google's China Plans: Backtrack and Backlash

By Bonnie Girard
Is Google going to give China a censored search engine?

China’s Great Firewall: A Serious Pain in the Neck for European and US Companies
June 21, 2018

China’s Great Firewall: A Serious Pain in the Neck for European and US Companies

By Charlotte Gao
While China vows to become a “strong cyberpower,” China’s internet restrictions are having the opposite effect.
Zai Jian, Peppa Pig
May 08, 2018

Zai Jian, Peppa Pig

By Biyun Song
The removal of the cartoon character is the latest example of Chinese social media giants' self-censorship.

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