Techweb reports Sina removed 5,500 "misleading" accounts, while Tencent purged nearly 26,000 from QQ, WeChat, and Tencent Weibo.
Parody usernames, say your goodbyes. Starting on Sunday, in China many will be illegal.
Do you miss the glory days of operatic Soviet-style Chinese propaganda? Fret not, because China's internet censorship authorities are bringing it back with this new music video.
Real-name registration is one thing. But now the Chinese government plans to control what actual usernames web users are allowed to choose.
Remember Yyets? Once China’s top subtitles site, it was taken down by authorities in November, ostensibly for copyright violations. Last month, the creators mysteriously announced the was coming back ...
Chinese internet authorities have embarked on yet another campaign to force netizens to register online accounts using their real names.
The crackdown on China's web continues, with anime and gaming platforms feeling the sting of the Ministry of Culture's axe.
Tech in Asia staff stationed on the mainland confirmed it is no longer blocked, though sometimes images won’t load or only partially load.
A number of American TV shows have disappeared from China's virtual shelves this week after SAPPRFT regulations forced their removal from China's streaming video sites.
China's Yyets got taken down back in November for being a copyright violator, but now it's apparently coming back in the form of something new.
While Tumblr has somehow managed to elude China's censors, the free ride might not last much longer if a Chinese version becomes available.
China's government says it's finally getting serious, and this time there will be no loopholes!
But perhaps the censors smelled a whiff of dissidence while playing LittleBigPlanet 3.
Indian government orders ISPs to block Vimeo, Github, and 30 other sites (Update: A few websites unblocked)
(Update on January 1: The Government of India has initiated action to unblock the following sites – Dailymotion, Github, Vimeo, and Weebly. According to a press release by the government, the blocked ...
Gmail is back in China. Sort of. Well, OK, it's really screwed up and it could take you more than 10 minutes to send a simple email...
Gmail users in China are this weekend finding that Google’s email service is totally inaccessible in the country.
Thailand government listens in on entire country’s 33 million Line users, says ICT minister (UPDATE: Line denies)
Thailand's ICT Minister said Thai authorities “can monitor all of the nearly 40 million Line messages sent by people in Thailand each day.”
Late last month, two of China’s most popular websites went down. One of them, Shooter.cn, never got up again. Like the other site that was taken down, Shooter.cn was a search engine for Chinese-langua...