July 03, 2021
China’s Social Credit System: Fact vs. Fiction
Jeremy Daum, Dai Xin, and Vincent Brussee address common myths and misperceptions about the social credit system.
October 02, 2020
US Issues Human Rights Guidelines for Exporters of Surveillance Tech
By Abhijnan Rej
The directions to American businesses come amid growing concern around China’s export of advanced mass-surveillance capabilities to more than 60 countries.
March 19, 2020
COVID-19 and Xi Jinping: How the Strongman Got Stronger
By Thomas Reilly
Surprisingly, China's Xi is poised to politically profit from the deadly outbreak, both at home and abroad.
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.
November 01, 2019
Security Firm Says Chinese Hackers Intercepted Text Messages
By Associated Press
FireEye did not specify the victims of the espionage, but said some were “high-value” targets.
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.
December 20, 2018
China's Information War Against the Uyghurs
By Michael Clarke
Chinese information warfare is often assumed to be externally focused, but it is being used domestically as well.
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.
September 22, 2018
A Boiling Pot: The CCP’s Increasingly Intrusive Surveillance in Tibet
By Tenzin Tsultrim
China’s repressive campaign in Xinjiang is now well-known. But what about Tibet?
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.
July 19, 2018
China and the Lessons of Modern Surveillance Technology
By Amitai Etzioni
Could a model of AI-based surveillance actually be a force for good?