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Here's How China's Trying To Rewrite The Rules Of The Global Internet

The Huffington Post | Matt Sheehan | Posted 12.17.2015 | World

In a small town crisscrossed by canals, Chinese leaders this week will attempt to reframe the future of the Internet. The eastern Chinese city of Wuzh...

Google Blocked For Many In China Before Tiananmen Anniversary

Reuters | Posted 08.02.2014 | Technology

BEIJING (Reuters) - Google services are being disrupted in China ahead of this week's 25th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy demonstr...

On China: Get Rich Before Your Job Is Automated

Eric E. Schmidt | Posted 02.04.2015 | World
Eric E. Schmidt

2014-02-11-ericschmidtchina.jpg The forces of demographics, globalization and automation, which have so favored China up to now, will probably turn against its current plans.

China as Poster Boy for IP Protection?

Leslie Harris | Posted 02.08.2012 | Technology
Leslie Harris

In the middle of one of the most contentious debates in Congress about intellectual property in recent memory, the MPAA appears to have finally found an analogy that it believes will persuade skeptics to support slash-and-burn piracy bills now before Congress: Google in China.

China's 99% -- Why China Will Not Surpass the U.S.

Lyric Hughes Hale | Posted 01.03.2012 | World
Lyric Hughes Hale

As China is transitioning to become a full member of the world community from which it was entirely separated just forty years ago, we have perhaps seen the end of Chinese rather than American exceptionalism.

Google Search Will Continue In China

Bloomberg | Posted 11.08.2011 | Technology

Google Inc. (GOOG), which moved its Chinese search-engine service offshore last year to avoid the country's online censorship rules, said China's gove...

Google Plus Week Episode 4 (Video)

Dan McDermott | Posted 10.22.2011 | Technology
Dan McDermott

The controversial Google Plus naming policies were a hot topic as usual as were the recently added games. More celebrities are getting their profiles on Plus and some are being verified, ala Twitter.

Google Plus Week Episode 3 (Video)

Dan McDermott | Posted 10.17.2011 | Technology
Dan McDermott

This week we continued our experiment in democracy by opening our show prep sheet to editing by visitors and the general public.

Google Plus Week Episode 2 (Video)

Dan McDermott | Posted 10.08.2011 | Technology
Dan McDermott

In this week's Google Plus Week, I discuss how Google Plus performed during that initially scary period when those of us who cover Virginia thought, "Oh no. Not again."

Ai Weiwei Breaks His Social Media Silence

Posted 09.24.2011 | Arts

Before his arrest and subsequent release by the Chinese government, Ai Weiwei was an active Twitter user, frequently updating and interacting with his...

China Chokes Access To Google+

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

Google+, the search giant's social network, has already been made unavailable in China. According to Great Firewall of China, a China-based service...

China Paper Warns Google May Pay Price For Hacking Claims

Posted 08.06.2011 | Technology

By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - Google has become a "political tool" vilifying the Chinese government, an official Beijing newspaper said on M...

Peter S. Goodman

Google's China Card: A Diversion from the Cyber-Threat | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 08.02.2011 | Technology

Faced with another threat to the personal information that Google is asking us to entrust to its burgeoning cloud, the company has again indulged a re...

Getting Communications Security Right

Susan Landau | Posted 06.19.2011 | Technology
Susan Landau

The calculation is that on balance, the U.S. is better off with the deployment of strong cryptography than not. Each of these steps makes it easier for civilians to communicate securely.

China: Google-Linked Firms Broke Tax Rules

Posted 05.31.2011 | Technology

By Chris Buckley BEIJING | Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:29am EDT (Reuters) - Chinese authorities found three companies linked to Google Inc broke tax rules and...

China BLOCKS WikiLeaks After Revelations

PC World | Michael Kan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China has blocked Internet access to WikiLeaks' release of more than 250,000 U.S. Department of State cables, with its Foreign Ministry saying that it...

Hu's Coming to Dinner: A Year After the Google-China Dust-Up, Has Anything Changed?

Ernest J. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ernest J. Wilson

Hu Jintao will attend a state dinner about a year since his government and Google duked it out over PRC laws to control internet content. Now is a good time to revisit what the dust-up might mean for the future of U.S.-China relations.

Google CFO Hints At Return To China | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google hinted Monday that it wants to return to China after it controversially quit the country last year after a dispute over censorship. Patrick ...

Forbes: Meet The Chinese Leader Who Googled Himself, And The System That Shaped Him

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Li [Changchun] holds great sway, through bureaucracies that answer to him and others, over Chinese state media and Internet sites. He is symbolically ...

China's Politburo Masterminded Google Hack, WikiLeaks Documents Reveal

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WikiLeaks' release of over 250,000 classified documents has brought to light some of the U.S. government's incriminating secrets--such as the revelati...

Looking at China From Across the Pacific and Across the Himalayas

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Beijing's increasingly far-flung economic footprint and diplomatic clout is triggering anxiety throughout the world. But the global phenomenon of worrying about China always has local inflections.

On Cat Videos and Human Rights

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Throughout its history, the U.S has positioned itself as a beacon of democracy, free speech and freedom of expression. It is essential that we lead in the preservation of human rights online.

CRUSH: Facebook Nation

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Nathan Havey

It's the return of CRUSH! After taking a short summer hiatus, we're back in action, crushing the week's social media news into a juicy 3 minutes or le...

Google Confronts Map Censorship

InformationWeek | Thomas Claburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Having moved its search service from mainland China to Hong Kong, Google may soon have to do the same with Google Maps....

Internet Censorship and Machiavellian Restrictions on Religion

Asma Uddin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Asma Uddin

While internet censorship has vast implications for press freedoms, it is also becoming the favorite tool of government "theologians" -- administrators who defend a nation's civil religion to consolidate state power.