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  1. 70pc of people believe officials fear internet's power to expose them

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... become a hot topic and deserved more attention from the authorities. The survey was conducted following the dismissal or conviction of a number of officials following internet investigations. ...

  2. Zhejiang mulls ban on 'human flesh' search engines

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan Zhejiang is considering legislation to ban 'human flesh' searches- controversial collaborative investigations by Net users that have brought down many corrupt officials. Similar moves by other administrations have sparked an outcry on ...

  3. Net expose leads to official's jailing

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... online. None of the items exposed online were used as evidence in the case that led to Zhou's conviction for taking 1.2 million yuan in bribes, from various parties for arranging employment ...

  4. User row rips open old wounds for firms

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui No arrests or detentions have been reported so far, but the revelation that Skype's Chinese arm has secretly breached user privacy and that authorities can identify dissidents from it has ripped open an old wound for US internet compan ...

  5. Companies fail to snare the worm

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for this crime, just like Simon Vallor,' he said. Vallor was recently sentenced in Britain to serve two years in jail after being convicted of writing and releasing three malicious programs - Redesi, ...

  6. Beijing learns to use the internet to log into and act on the pulse of a nation

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Exactly one year ago, President Hu Jintao engaged in his first online chat with the mainland's netizens and in a speech the same day urged officials 'to pay attention to the internet and find new ways of leading public opinion'. A ...

  7. Decorator jailed for police-club theft bid

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A decorator who broke into the Police Officers' Club and tried to steal copper from a lightning conductor was yesterday jailed for two years and eight months. Chan Kam-shui, 53, pleaded guilty in the District Court to two counts of burgla ...

  8. File-sharing pirate in jail after losing appeal

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui BitTorrent user's conviction and three-month prison sentence upheld on appeal The first BitTorrent user in the world convicted for pirating and distributing movies ... upheld the conviction and three-month jail sentence passed by Tuen Mun Court in November last year on Chan Nai-ming, 38. Chan, whose internet alias was 'Big Crook', had been on bail ...

  9. Locked down

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by Gethin Chamberlain

    ... Gethin Chamberlain Something odd happened a few weeks ago. A Hong Kong internet surfer using Yahoo as his search engine started to notice that certain searches no longer returned results. A closer examination of the screen revealed that his search engine ...

  10. The metro

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... the last book I read was about convicted murderer Nancy Kissel- but I really appreciate the details that go into these pieces. The body of each pen is decorated with a map of a Swiss city, has ...




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