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"Who Controls Whom?": Gatekeepers vs. Gated

Nathan Gardels | Posted 04.25.2012 | Technology
Nathan Gardels

Without checks and balances cyber-powered direct democracy can undermine instead of bolster good governance.

Half A Billion

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2012 | Technology

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The number of Internet users in China have crossed the half billion mark, reaching 505 million users at the end of November last ...

Leaking State Secrets: Beijing Finds Nothing Noble in Speaking Out on Human Rights

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Novick

Tenzin Norgay has been following reports of human rights violations coming out of Tibet for over six years now. The hardest part, he says, is the unrealistic hopes of those helping: "Everybody expects things to change overnight."

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.

Wake up, Silicon Valley! Chinese Lessons for American Entrepreneurs

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rebecca Fannin

For energy, motivation and raw talent, American entrepreneurs cannot compare to their Chinese counterparts. No wonder investors from the U.S. are looking for the next Steve Jobs in the Middle Kingdom.