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04.10.15
China's 'Great Cannon' shoots down websites it doesn't like
04.10.15

China's 'Great Cannon' shoots down websites it doesn't like

According to a new report from Citizen Lab, China has not only built itself a "Great Cannon" but h...

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12.30.14
Gmail slowly coming back to life in China
12.30.14

Gmail slowly coming back to life in China

China's Gmail users have been the better of four days cut off from their messages, but that's slow...

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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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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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09.30.13
In a bid to control the internet, China tries to put the squeeze on mobile news apps
09.30.13

In a bid to control the internet, China tries to put the squeeze on mobile news apps

It's like Jeff Goldblum's neurotic, chaos theory spouting character in Jurassic Park said: "life,...

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09.26.13
Chinese state media squashes claims of less restricted internet in Shanghai zone (updated)
09.26.13

Chinese state media squashes claims of less restricted internet in Shanghai zone (updated)

A few days ago, the South China Morning Post claimed that blocks put on websites like Twitter, Fac...

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09.24.13
China said to be unblocking sites like Facebook, Twitter and the NYT, but only in a small part of Shanghai
09.24.13

China said to be unblocking sites like Facebook, Twitter and the NYT, but only in a small part of Shanghai

Given how large a mobile market China has become, and its role in gadget manufacturing globally,...

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01.04.13
Google quietly removed search warning message in China in early December 2012
01.04.13

Google quietly removed search warning message in China in early December 2012

Google's search engine has a turbulent history in China, from search results being censored to tem...

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11.10.12
Google services grind to a halt in China, political transition suspected as the culprit (update)
11.10.12

Google services grind to a halt in China, political transition suspected as the culprit (update)

As eagerly as Google has gone through routing acrobatics to minimize the Chinese government's abil...

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