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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    No limit to the length and breadth of phishing attacks on dissident writers

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN THOMPSON

    ... In the winter of 2009 to 2010, a mainland writer friend whose pen name is Zhao Dagong was arrested and detained by the security police. Zhao is vice-president and secretary of the Independent Chinese PEN Centre, a group of banned mainland writers whose pr ...

  2. US draft bill targets China censorship

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... that would make it illegal for mainland internet firms listed in the US to comply with Chinese government demands on censorship and disclosure of personal information. The Global Online Freedom Act ... governments' follows a heated congressional hearing last week in which Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Cisco Systems were accused by congressmen of suppressing human rights in China by complying ...

  3. Google investigates blocking complaints

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... such as censorship of the internet. The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders watchdog issued a statement last night condemning the 'unprecedented level of internet filtering in China, which means ... censorship in China.' In April, Google's chairman and chief executive, Eric Schmidt, defended the company's decision to censor content provided through Google.cn. 'We must comply ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Disconnected: web offline for two hours

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... offered an explanation. In an attempt to determine the source of the problem, network engineers for Ccidnet.com tried to connect to a server in the US using a China Telecom server in Xuzhou, ... technical rather than political. He said he had tried to establish a connection using other internet protocols, but his efforts were in vain. 'This problem is caused by issues in China ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Great Firewall blocks slideshow-sharing site

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... been blocked. Most content on the website's front page yesterday was not political, and none of it was directly related to China. Featured slideshows included a crash course ... three criteria would be blocked by the central government's 'Great Firewall'. The websites at risk were 'those that allow users to freely upload content without censorship ...

  9. Wall comes down briefly for Facebook users

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Having been blocked by the authorities for nearly three years, internet users in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong and some cities in central China said they were able to visit the site from early ... of Twitter, referring to the extensive online filtering system dubbed the 'great firewall of China' (GFW) which the government uses to monitor and censor online information. 'This could ...

  10. 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. ...




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