James Griffiths offers an alternative view of Chinese internet history in the Great Firewall of China. Photo: Shutterstock

How China built Great Firewall, and how web users can build a transparent, democratic internet – new book

  • James Griffiths has written an even-handed history of the internet in China that is as critical of censors there as it is of the profit-driven US tech industry
  • Author hopes, perhaps optimistically, that a user-controlled internet built around the technology’s promise of freedom and education can develop instead
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James Griffiths offers an alternative view of Chinese internet history in the Great Firewall of China. Photo: Shutterstock
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