October 08, 2013
China’s Internet Censors Outnumber PLA Troops
Plus, President Xi warns Taiwan that a political settlement cannot be put off forever. Monday China links.
September 05, 2013
China’s Internet Suppression Tactics Diffuse into Southeast Asia
Tougher laws are curbing free speech on social media, and look very similar to restrictions in China.
July 26, 2013
The Decline of China’s Internet Cafes
Even as the Ministry of Culture tries to consolidate cybercafés, citizens turn to mobile devices to access the internet.
July 13, 2013
Has Snowden Killed Internet Freedom?
By ousting Western cyber-espionage programs, Snowden has severely set back the cause of Internet freedom.
June 14, 2013
India Sets Up Domestic PRISM-Like Cyber Surveillance?
A proposed federal body in India appears to be similiar to the controversial U.S. program—except aimed inwards.
February 01, 2013
Hard Times for Press Freedom in Asia
“Nearly half of the twenty countries with the least amount of press freedom…are located in the Asia-Pacific.”
January 16, 2013
Sticks and Stones: Reining in Filipino Libel Laws
A provision in the new anti-cybercrime bill is just the latest in a series of excessive libel laws.
December 27, 2012
Cambodia's "War" On Internet Cafes
A regulation banning internet cafes near schools is only the latest salvo in Cambodia’s ongoing war on internet freedom.
December 07, 2012
India's Battle for Freedom in Cyberspace
The arrest of two young women over Facebook comments has renewed a much needed debate over internet censorship.
November 11, 2012
The Information Age:N. Korean Style
The “Hermit Kingdom” has slowly embraced cell phones and cyberspace – on its own terms. Those expecting that technology will lead to a “Pyongyang Spring” will be disappointed.
October 08, 2012
China, International Law, and Cyberspace
China wants new treaties governing cyberattacks. Could there be an ulterior motive?
September 25, 2012
Southeast Asia's Internet Dilemma
Surveillance cameras at internet cafés, harsh accountability standards for webmasters and the specter of self-censorship have many questioning the future of Internet freedom.