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China to require real-name registration for all app developers

The aim is to discourage developers from anonymously pushing apps containing pornographic content and viruses, both of which are illegal in ...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 4:49 pm
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Shanghai police have investigated 170 suspects for creating 380 online rumors

Just last week we ran a quick story about several Chinese black PR operatives getting arrested for starting online rumors about, among other...

  • August 27, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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China Busts Huge Porn Site, Thousands Arrested

Pornography is illegal in China, but of course, even China’s massive police force can’t entirely eradicate it — after all,...

  • July 30, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Chinese Government Launches New Internet Porn Crackdown

Fans of internet porn in China, be warned: your days may be numbered. Yesterday, the government announced a new internet crackdown campaign ...

  • February 28, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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Chinese Police Announce Crackdown on “Internet Black Markets”

China’s internet is a rough-and-tumble place, and that’s something the government has struggled to deal with both politically an...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 3:48 pm
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Sina and Tencent investors unperturbed by crackdown on spreading rumors in China

In May, the Chinese government came down hard on Chinese web celebrities, launching a campaign to contain provocative news and rumors. Seve...

  • September 13, 2013
  • at 11:35 pm
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Are Beijing ISPs Cutting Internet in Run-Up to China Leadership Handover?

This morning we’ve spotted some interesting reports from a few of Twitter’s Beijing denizens: internet connections are acting we...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 10:45 am
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Major Crackdown Reveals Secrets of China’s Black Market in Stolen Personal Data

It’s no secret that the personal information of millions of Chinese citizens is stolen, shared, and sold online. But working in the st...

  • April 26, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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Chinese Police Crack Down on Cybercrime, Tianya, Sohu, Baidu BBS Services Implicated

China’s police are on the back end of a three-month long crackdown on cybercrime, and apparently, they’ve found an awful lot of ...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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