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  1. Censorship fears after edict over porn filter

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the mainland to increase internet censorship. But the new rule was welcomed by mainland parents concerned about their children easily accessing pornography. All computer manufactures, distributors ... such as drug use. After installing and running the program, which is available for free download from all major internet portals on the mainland, the South China Morning Post found the program could ...

  2. Beijing protest marks start of battle for internet freedom

    Posted Jul 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... night that the plan would be postponed indefinitely in response to overwhelming criticism from China's internet users and overseas groups. Although many deem the postponement a victory ... is happening in China,' Ma said. Ai said he had designed three types of slogans to go with three different colours of T-shirt for yesterday's event. All the three versions contain the English ...

  3. Web filters are affair for parents, not government

    Posted Jul 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The storm of objections to Beijing's order that all computers sold on the mainland must have its specially produced pornography filtering software installed has led to a welcome climbdown. Whether the announcement of a delay hours before the measure ...

  4. Censor suspected in missing Obama exclusive

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Another editorial staff member said staff had been ordered not to talk about the apparent censorship. Obama's recently concluded three-day China visit was the subject of unprecedented ... online. There was little in the interview with Southern Weekend that warranted censorship- it contained seven bland questions such as Obama's impressions of China and what the US would do ...

  5. Telling it like they want you to tell it

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... people most is self-censorship, particularly with regards to coverage of China and business,' said Judith Clarke, an associate professor of journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University. ... Sara Yin While some journalists are jailed, sacked or even killed for violating censorship laws, other journalists are just as likely to censor themselves to keep their jobs. According ...

  6. Review of China watered down, observers say

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... comments were mostly developing countries that are China's traditional allies. Iran, for example, praised China's internet censorship policies. Tough comment was rare even among some ... Kristine Kwok The United Nations' review of China's human rights situation was ineffective and watered down because many participating countries were not critical enough to hold ...

  7. The darker side of the Chinese 'miracle'

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... the country's leadership seems paralysed in its ability to respond to this creeping crisis with little more than repression, censorship and force. China's situation cries out for more meaningful ... on the world scene. For China's leaders, successfully completing the 60-year cycle of the traditional lunar calendar must be a source of great satisfaction. Getting to this point has not been ...

  8. Internet access disrupted across southern provinces

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai, Raymond Li

    ... of China, a government censorship initiative to filter out what authorities perceive to be 'unhealthy information'. However, the massive disruption came after internet users ... The telephone directory service 114, also collapsed. China Telecom, the major internet service provider in southern China, would not comment on the scale of the disruption, but said late last night ...

  9. Self-censorship in media 'worsens'

    Posted Jul 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Hong Kong's media has become more reluctant to criticise Beijing and self-censorship has worsened in the past year, the Hong Kong Journalists Association warns. ... to a 'partly free' region, because of what it said was Beijing's growing influence over Hong Kong media. Mak also said self-censorship was increasing and media organisations were trying ...

  10. 'Freelance army' to help police Web in Beijing

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When they spot offending content they will report it to police, and censorship authorities can delete it immediately. Min Dahong, the head of the association, said this approach had in fact ... 'volunteers' from various organisations. They regularly monitor websites for police and regulators, and report immediately if they find any unhealthy content,' Mr Min said. 'China has a whole ...




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