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Beyond Data Privacy: Trump’s Proposed Ban of WeChat 
September 21, 2020

Beyond Data Privacy: Trump’s Proposed Ban of WeChat 

By Layne Vandenberg
The broader success factors behind Tencent and WeChat indicate alternative motivations for Trump’s proposed ban.

The Logic of a US WeChat Ban
August 10, 2020

The Logic of a US WeChat Ban

By Chauncey Jung
WeChat is very unlikely to disobey orders from the Chinese government -- and that leaves other countries with limited options to regulate the app.
The New US Cyber Policy Has Serious Bite for Chinese Firms
August 07, 2020

The New US Cyber Policy Has Serious Bite for Chinese Firms

By Chauncey Jung
Mike Pompeo’s announcement will hit Chinese internet companies at their most vulnerable spots.

India Shows the World How to Use ‘Cyberspace Sovereignty’ Against China
July 02, 2020

India Shows the World How to Use ‘Cyberspace Sovereignty’ Against China

By Chauncey Jung
It’s time for liberal democracies to embrace the term -- with a new definition --to defend against China’s predatory cyber practices.

What Happens When the Uyghurs Come Home?
November 06, 2019

What Happens When the Uyghurs Come Home?

By Ruth Ingram
Social media is starting to convey some signs of life from Xinjiang’s disappeared.

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.

Why Did China’s Foreign Ministry Make Its Debut on Weibo?
June 05, 2019

Why Did China’s Foreign Ministry Make Its Debut on Weibo?

By Muhsin Puthan Purayil
Explaining MOFA’s foray into domestic public diplomacy.
Worried About Huawei? Take a Closer Look at Tencent
March 26, 2019

Worried About Huawei? Take a Closer Look at Tencent

By Sarah Cook
The Chinese social media giant is a growing global force, and it does the bidding of the Communist Party.

Digitizing the Chinese New Year
February 05, 2019

Digitizing the Chinese New Year

By Layne Vandenberg and Rex Simons
The traditions of the Chinese red envelope, known as a hongbao, continue through an unlikely avenue: mobile phone apps.

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.

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.
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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