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Worried About Huawei? Take a Closer Look at Tencent
March 26, 2019
Worried About Huawei? Take a Closer Look at Tencent
The Chinese social media giant is a growing global force, and it does the bidding of the Communist Party.
Worried About Huawei? Take a Closer Look at Tencent
Digitizing the Chinese New Year
February 05, 2019
Digitizing the Chinese New Year
The traditions of the Chinese red envelope, known as a hongbao, continue through an unlikely avenue: mobile phone apps.
Digitizing the Chinese New Year
Tech Firms Are Boosting China’s Cyber Power
September 25, 2018
Tech Firms Are Boosting China’s Cyber Power
Cooperation with the CCP, often mandatory, carries risks as well as benefits.
Tech Firms Are Boosting China’s Cyber Power
Facebook’s Plan to Enter China Is Doomed to Fail
August 14, 2018
Facebook’s Plan to Enter China Is Doomed to Fail
It's not just a question of censorship; many Chinese government policies would work against Facebook.
Facebook’s Plan to Enter China Is Doomed to Fail
<i>Zai Jian</i>, Peppa Pig
May 08, 2018
Zai Jian, Peppa Pig
The removal of the cartoon character is the latest example of Chinese social media giants' self-censorship.
Zai Jian, Peppa Pig
Chinese Internet Law: What the West Doesn’t See
October 18, 2017
Chinese Internet Law: What the West Doesn’t See
Yes, China’s internet policy quashes dissent – but it also fosters innovation.
Chinese Internet Law: What the West Doesn’t See
China Fines Its Top 3 Internet Giants for Violating Cybersecurity Law
September 26, 2017
China Fines Its Top 3 Internet Giants for Violating Cybersecurity Law
China’s internet regulator has imposed maximum fines on Tencent, Baidu, and Sina
China Fines Its Top 3 Internet Giants for Violating Cybersecurity Law
Weibo Requires All Users to Register With Real Names by Mid-September
September 11, 2017
Weibo Requires All Users to Register With Real Names by Mid-September
Those users who don’t register will not be able to post or comment
Weibo Requires All Users to Register With Real Names by Mid-September
Please, Self-Censor: China Provides New Regulations for Online Conduct
September 08, 2017
Please, Self-Censor: China Provides New Regulations for Online Conduct
Ahead of the 19th party congress, news regulations put the focus on individual Chinese netizens.
Please, Self-Censor: China Provides New Regulations for Online Conduct
China Accuses Its Top 3 Internet Giants of Potentially Violating Cybersecurity Law
August 12, 2017
China Accuses Its Top 3 Internet Giants of Potentially Violating Cybersecurity Law
Tencent, Baidu, and Sina are being investigated by the Chinese Cyberspace Administration.
China Accuses Its Top 3 Internet Giants of Potentially Violating Cybersecurity Law
How Does a Chinese Sex Expert Become a Free Speech Advocate?
July 26, 2017
How Does a Chinese Sex Expert Become a Free Speech Advocate?
Under China’s increasingly harsh control on information, a Chinese female sexologist called on Chinese citizens to fight against censorship
How Does a Chinese Sex Expert Become a Free Speech Advocate?
China’s Newest Censorship Methods on Display
July 08, 2017
China’s Newest Censorship Methods on Display
A month riddled with perilous anniversaries offers a showcase for the Communist Party's upgraded internet controls.
China’s Newest Censorship Methods on Display
The WeChat Phenomenon: Social Media with Chinese Characteristics
June 30, 2017
The WeChat Phenomenon: Social Media with Chinese Characteristics
WeChat has become an inescapable part of life in China, but its popularity carries risks.
The WeChat Phenomenon: Social Media with Chinese Characteristics
China Tightens Censorship: Farewell, Celebrity Gossip?
June 09, 2017
China Tightens Censorship: Farewell, Celebrity Gossip?
China shuts down dozens of popular paparazzi social media accounts overnight.
China Tightens Censorship: Farewell, Celebrity Gossip?
China: The New World Leader in Mobile Technology
August 31, 2016
China: The New World Leader in Mobile Technology
WeChat and other apps are leading a wave of innovation in China and the world.
China: The New World Leader in Mobile Technology
WeChat: Frenemy of Chinese Activists?
March 10, 2016
WeChat: Frenemy of Chinese Activists?
For Chinese activists and dissidents, WeChat has become the platform of choice -- despite its serious limitations.
WeChat: Frenemy of Chinese Activists?
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