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What If You Had To Use Your Real Name On Twitter?

Reuters | Sui-Lee Wee | Posted 05.16.2012 | Technology

By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING (Reuters) - Living in one of the world's most heavily censored societies, Wang Yong enjoys anonymously venting h...

'Tweeting' Exploded In China Last Year

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2012 | Technology

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Use of microblogging in China quadrupled in 2011 compared with the previous year, with nearly half of all Chinese Internet users ...

What The World's Biggest Internet Population Uses Instead Of Facebook

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Technology

China's complex web censorship project, referred to as the "Great Firewall of China," prevents many ordinary Chinese 'net-users from accessing Faceboo...

‘Twitter Of China’ Attracts Bill Gates, Maria Sharipova, Tom Cruise

Posted 11.16.2011 | Technology

By Melanie Lee SHANGHAI (Reuters) - What do the International Monetary Fund, Louis Vuitton and Unilever have in common? They are the among a clutc...

China Blocks 'Egypt'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

China has blocked the word "Egypt" from appearing in searches on its country's popular Twitter-like service, Sina. A search for "Egypt'' on the mic...

Red Microblog: China's Communist Twitter

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Chinese government has launched "Red Microblog" as a propaganda-filled response to popular micro-blogging sites like Twitter. Unlike Twitter, whi...

Twitterpated: Censoring 140 Characters

John Wagner Givens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Wagner Givens

How far has political discourse fallen that 140 characters, in a language as concise as Chinese, is considered sufficient space to provide political commentary that is not only worth reading, but worth censoring?

Put Article 19 into Action in Asia

Libby Liu | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Libby Liu

Obama called for the lifting of restrictions on the Internet and Twitter in China. Ironically, China's state-run People's Daily online censored these very comments from its translation.

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...

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...