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China and the East Asian Internet
May 29, 2015
China and the East Asian Internet
Internet freedom is coming under increasing pressure across East Asia, but China’s influence has its limits.
China and the East Asian Internet
The Internet and China-US Relations
May 17, 2014
The Internet and China-US Relations
By providing an alternative to mainstream media, the internet can increase mutual understanding.
The Internet and China-US Relations
The Decline of China’s Internet Cafes
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.
The Decline of China’s Internet Cafes
Cambodia's
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.
Cambodia's "War" On Internet Cafes
Vietnam's War on the Blogosphere
August 14, 2012
Vietnam's War on the Blogosphere
Despite growing ties with the U.S., a recent self-immolation in Hanoi was emblematic of the country’s deteriorating human rights situation and attacks on free speech.
Vietnam's War on the Blogosphere
India's Internet Boom at Risk?
March 19, 2012
India's Internet Boom at Risk?
India’s Internet economy has been growing fast. But corruption could undermine its future prospects.
India's Internet Boom at Risk?
India's Internet Revolution?
February 23, 2012
India's Internet Revolution?
The number of internet users in India is set to boom. A large chunk of new users will be using smart phones.
India's Internet Revolution?
China’s Parallel Online Universe
December 27, 2011
China’s Parallel Online Universe
To the casual eye, China’s social media landscape might look diverse and lively. But the social media clones are careful to follow Communist Party censorship.
China’s Parallel Online Universe
China's End-to End Censoring
November 21, 2011
China's End-to End Censoring
China’s media crackdown is frequently discussed. But it goes deeper than censoring what newspapers report.
China's End-to End Censoring
China’s Arab Spring Cyber Lessons
October 03, 2011
China’s Arab Spring Cyber Lessons
The Arab Spring has offered some useful pointers for countries such as China about what works in suppressing dissent — and what is counterproductive.
China’s Arab Spring Cyber Lessons
China Fears 'Toxic' Rumours
September 09, 2011
China Fears 'Toxic' Rumours
The Communist Party’s crackdown on ‘toxic’ Internet rumours is misguided. The tighter it squeezes freedom, the more credibility slips through its hands.
China Fears 'Toxic' Rumours
China's Micro-Blog Revolution
August 12, 2011
China's Micro-Blog Revolution
The Chinese government’s response to the train crash in Wenzhou left a gaping hole for new media to fill.
China's Micro-Blog Revolution
Permission Granted
May 28, 2010
Permission Granted
Finally, Japanese politicians are allowed to use the Internet for their campaigns. But is it enough?
Permission Granted
Chinese Hacking?
February 22, 2010
Chinese Hacking?
Establishing the source of the hack attacks on Google is fiendishly difficult.
Chinese Hacking?
The Real Google Spat Lessons
February 03, 2010
The Real Google Spat Lessons
For fans of Casablanca, Google’s encounter with the Chinese government may be reminiscent of Police Captain Renault, who claimed to be ‘shocked, shocked!’ that gambling was going on inside Rick’s casino.&
The Real Google Spat Lessons
September 23, 2009
Iran, Michael Jackson, and Generation X
Our writer argues that his young tech-savvy peers, celebrity fixations aside, are increasingly engaged in global issues like this summer’s riots in Tehran.
Iran, Michael Jackson, and Generation X
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