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Release delay of war epic ‘The Eight Hundred’ — a new era of Chinese movie censorship?

It has been an exceptionally chaotic month for Chinese movies. After the last-minute withdrawal from its international debut at…

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Bilibili and AcFun block real-time commenting feature until June 6

Bilibili and AcFun, two video streaming websites that are particularly popular among Chinese young people, have shut down their…

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Wikipedia completely blocked in China

China’s Great Firewall has been operational since the 1990s. Up until around…

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Working around censorship / censorship and the markets

Three different aspects of censorship in the news today: China’s strict censorship may have economic…

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WeChat’s censors are not #HereForJingyao: Public accounts supporting woman accusing Richard Liu of rape are shut down

WeChat appears to be purging public accounts that have voiced support for Liu Jingyao, the University of Minnesota student…

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Jinan has become the capital of Chinese internet censorship

The city of Jinan in Shandong Province was somewhat late to capitalize on the astronomical growth in the digital…

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To earn points on China’s little red app, I downloaded a cheat tool from GitHub

It’s only been less than two months since the release…

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Is Google still developing a censored search engine for China?

One of the biggest stories about technology and China last year was the revelation…

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Farewell, Air Moving Device, we hardly knew ye

Air Moving Device is a Twitter account that has posted, for the last year…

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The Chinese scientist and the foreign tongue

For generations of Chinese scientists, the cultivating of a foreign tongue was not only a tool…

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Kuora: Breaking the Great Firewall

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on January 12, 2015.

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Even propagandist Eric X. Li falls victim to a new censorship campaign

The National Internet Information Office of China, the country’s top cyber authority, has launched yet another crackdown against online expression,…

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Kuora: Censorship of American tech companies in China, and the question of reciprocity

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on January 25, 2018:

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Re-education camps in China’s ‘no-rights zone’ for Muslims: What everyone needs to know

Adem yoq — “Everybody’s gone.”  A human rights atrocity is unfolding in western China, where the “entire…

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Reddit blocked in China

The “front page of the internet” becomes latest site to fall behind the Great Firewall.  

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