China,censorship

09.28.14
China blocks Instagram in the wake of Hong Kong democracy protests
09.28.14

China blocks Instagram in the wake of Hong Kong democracy protests

China has a history of tightening its censorship of internet services during times of political up...

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09.22.14
China blocks DuckDuckGo's privacy-minded web searching
09.22.14

China blocks DuckDuckGo's privacy-minded web searching

If you've been using DuckDuckGo's privacy-focused search engine to get around China's stringent ce...

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08.08.14
China wants you to use your real name on social media
08.08.14

China wants you to use your real name on social media

Social media's reputation for usurping the political classes means that it terrifies most some wor...

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06.04.14
China's state media wants Apple and Google to be 'severely punished' for NSA spying
06.04.14

China's state media wants Apple and Google to be 'severely punished' for NSA spying

Today has seen a sudden spike in anti-American sentiment in Chinese state-owned media, with Apple,...

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04.24.14
China wages war on internet porn and rumor-mongering (again)
04.24.14

China wages war on internet porn and rumor-mongering (again)

If you're a porn connoisseur or troll in China, chances are your year hasn't been great so far. So...

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04.23.14
China to restrict game sales based on content like gambling, violence
04.23.14

China to restrict game sales based on content like gambling, violence

Since China temporarily lifted its ban on foreign video game consoles in January, it was a matter o...

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04.21.14
Yes, China employs censors to watch nothing but porn
04.21.14

Yes, China employs censors to watch nothing but porn

For the first five minutes, we imagine getting paid to watch adult material would be rather intere...

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03.28.14
Search engines allowed to block political websites in the name of 'freedom of speech'
03.28.14

Search engines allowed to block political websites in the name of 'freedom of speech'

When a search engine is hauled before a judge, it's often because somebody, somewhere, objects to...

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02.12.14
Microsoft: Bing's altered Chinese search results are a glitch, not censorship
02.12.14

Microsoft: Bing's altered Chinese search results are a glitch, not censorship

Anti-censorship blogs have found that when using Bing, it appears the Chinese government's muzzle...

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