China’s internet controls have been used to block a growing list of global news sources, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China says. Photo: Reuters

China blocks 23 per cent of 215 accredited foreign news sites, watchdog says

  • Citizens denied access to 31 per cent of news organisations that publish primarily in English, according to research by GreatFire.org and Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China
  • Digital blockade ‘runs counter to the ethos of internet openness’, FCCC says
Topic |   Censorship in China

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China’s internet controls have been used to block a growing list of global news sources, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China says. Photo: Reuters
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China has traditionally used the World Internet Conference to defend its highly policed cyberspace. Photo: Reuters

‘Cold war thinking’ hindering mutual trust in cyberspace, China’s propaganda chief says

  • Some countries have used national security ‘as an excuse’ to launch cyberattacks, Huang Kunming tells World Internet Conference
  • Zero-sum game has ‘stopped exchanges’, he says at event organised by China’s internet censorship bureau
Topic |   China technology

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China has traditionally used the World Internet Conference to defend its highly policed cyberspace. Photo: Reuters
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