Posts Tagged: internet in China

Terror attack in Urumqi – will Chinese censors turn off the internet, again?

The internet in Xinjiang went dark for 10 months after ethnic riots in 2009. Today's terror attack in Urumqi could see it shut down again.

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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China internet law legalizes censorship

China’s New Internet Law Legalizes Deletion of “Illegal” Content, Bad News for Sina Weibo

China’s tightened internet controls were passed into law earlier today. As well as requiring broadband and mobile internet providers to ha...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 7:38 pm
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Unblockable? Unstoppable? FireChat messaging app unites China and Taiwan in free speech… and it’s not pretty

Over a week ago a messaging app for the iPhone called FireChat launched and quickly attracted attention from the international tech media. C...

  • March 31, 2014
  • at 5:05 pm
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China real name internet law

China Approves Law Requiring Real Name Web Access

As was suspected might happen earlier this week, authorities in China have approved a law requiring ‘real name’ registration in ...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 4:37 pm
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