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  1. China is warned on the perils of web censorship

    Posted Apr 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung The chairman of a prestigious global network rewarding best practice on the web has called on China to end cyber censorship. Peter Bruck, who heads the World Summit Award, praised high-quality internet applications on the mainland, but warned that attempts at controlling content would backfire on the mainland authorities. 'China has been, since 2003, a winner- ...

  2. Turning profit while singing party praises

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... enough to ensure China's control over her emerging businesses and smart enough not to stifle those businesses' growth, China will create an exemplary media industry,' he said then. ... than any other is fraught with political and ideological concerns. 'After so many years, I can only say the reform has just started,' said Zhang Jiangang, an academic at the China ...

  3. Hundreds march in support of detained artist Ai Weiwei

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Weiwei was. 'This is the first time we've heard about it and we're very surprised to hear what happened to him. Is there a new wave of censorship in China?' she said. March ... isn't about artists or politicians, it's about everyone,' she said. 'Hong Kong is part of China, but because we have a fair judicial system and the right to freedom of speech, ...

  4. liberal studies

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... are the other reasons leading to the fall of the old regimes? 3 Is internet censorship in mainland China justified? Vocabulary 1 He was having a bad day, and so he................. his anger on his ...

  5. 41pc of mainland websites close in just one year

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was a result of the economic downturn. The mainland has 457 million internet users. 'China has a very high level of freedom of online speech,' Liu said. 'There have been very few cases ... had become the most important issue for China in the internet era, with the US government-backed Voice of America having shifted its propaganda focus from radio to the internet. ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is apparently abuzz with a story that Fang Bingxing, the president of the Post and Telecommunications University- who is otherwise known as father of the great firewall of China- recently suffered ... the 'shoe throwing index' as a measure of discontent. Is this now a new indicator we should watch for in China? Track record isn't that good Chinese Railways Minister Sheng Guangzu has hit ...

  7. Microsoft likens China market to 'Wild West'

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Zhang said. Google shut its Chinese site and redirected its users to Hong Kong in March, after a stand-off with Beijing over censorship. China's Great Firewall also prevents its internet ... Sophie Yu Technology giant Microsoft Corp said foreign internet companies are 'struggling' to compete in China, the world's largest online market in terms of user numbers. ...


    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... there's censorship in China. Even if you got the deal done, the film might not go through [to release on the mainland]. There's a huge cultural gap and it's very difficult for us. ... that figure was 526. Furthermore, mainland players are dreaming big, and of markets far larger than that offered by the 1.3 billion people who live within China's borders. When long-running ...

  9. US and China join forces to shut global porn ring

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... China's web censorship of politically sensitive speech, and supports the development of software that lets Chinese internet users evade the censors. The FBI on June 23 arrested Wang Yong- ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Law enforcement authorities from the US and China have taken down what they say was the world's largest network of Chinese-language pornographic ...

  10. Reporters see new level of censorship

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam Beijing's reaction to reports of a 'jasmine revolution' brewing in China has opened the door to a new chapter of bullying and media censorship, according to two ... been detained for up to four hours since reports of such rallies in China and it was getting worse. 'Several dozen reporters were called in by the Public Security Bureau for meetings about ...




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