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Globalization 2.0: China's Parallel Internet

Eric X. Li | Posted 03.20.2012 | World
Eric X. Li

China's size and its centralized governance have enabled the creation of a parallel Internet universe connected to and separate from the one outside. China is pursuing a distinctive response to the Internet.

Top Ten China Myths of 2009 | Evan Osnos | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China in 2009 was the land we all hoped it would be: the enemy, the friend, the brilliant tactician, the bumbling oaf. China is such a mix of strength...

China's Internet Censorship Gets "Worse And Worse" Ahead Of 60th Anniversary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The heightened security comes ahead of a massive military parade Beijing will hold in the heart of the city next week to celebrate China's 60th annive...

Are You an Internet Addict?

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

The level of compulsion for texting, instant messaging and emailing rests in the same pleasure centers of the brain as do other addictions like gambling, narcotics and alcohol.

China Uighurs Protest Coverage Shows Changes In State Media Blocks

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

News of Sunday's riots in Urumqi, the capital of China's far west Xinjiang region spread quickly on the Internet, where users posted amateur photos an...

Chine Eases Internet Restrictions

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BEIJING — In a rare reversal, China's government gave in to domestic and international pressure and backed down Tuesday from a rule that would h...

China Internet Boycott Planned For July 1

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Chinese Internet users are calling on fellow web surfers to stay offline on July 1, the debut of a controversial software filter that critics say the ...

China Blocks YouTube, Again

Christian Science Monitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Internet is justly said to be the freest space available for self expression in China. Yet a report (PDF) released Wednesday finds the Chinese In...

F*ck Your Mother Ship, F*ck Censorship

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This is China we're talking about, so the video isn't just funny, punny wordplay. The grass-mud horse video has become a national symbol of resistance to authority and censorship.

Baby Steps: Online Debate, Dissent, and Democracy

Alexander Davenport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alexander Davenport

Seconds after Wen Jiabao, China's popular Premier, saw a Cambridge University student's shoe whiz by him, China's blogosphere exploded with opinions.

Fair Trade Suffers When China Censors The Internet. It's Not Just A Human Rights Issue.

Michael A. Santoro and Wendy Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael A. Santoro and Wendy Goldberg

We are accustomed to thinking of censorship purely as a human rights issue, but for information providers and technology companies, censorship acts as a trade barrier.

China Said To Restore Blocks On Websites

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Chinese government has begun blocking access to certain websites that it had previously allowed Internet users to access, reports the New York Ti...

China Frees the Internet (Sort Of): Unblocks Amnesty, BBC, RSF Sites

Danwei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The last two days have seen some serious complaints from the international media about China's ongoing Internet censorship, which was supposed to be s...

Digital China: Ten Things Worth Knowing about the Chinese Internet

Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Kate Merkel-Hess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Kate Merkel-Hess

Thanks largely to the Olympics, 2008 will go down in history as a turning point year for China -- or, rather, one when the country passed several milestones, including for the Chinese Internet.

A Double Tragedy for China

Yang Jianli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yang Jianli

Since the earthquake struck, I have had one question foremost in my mind: How can we help the Chinese government do the right thing, and sure the Chinese people are not doubly victimized?

Senator Sam Brownback: China Trying To Censor Internet Access For Olympic Guests

Fox News | Trish Turner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Sam Brownback says the Chinese government is pressuring U.S. hotels in Beijing to monitor their Internet traffic in the run-up to the Olympic gam...