Latest Censorship in the People's Republic of China Stories
Google’s services are currently blocked in China, according to web-monitoring group GreatFire.org.
Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science analyzed millions of Chinese microblogs, or "weibos," to uncover a set of politically sensitive terms that draw the attention of Chinese censors.
An official said Tuesday in the government's first public comment on the issue with Google that China renewed the Internet giant's license to operate in the country after the company agreed to respect Chinese censorship laws.
In the new issue of Index on Censorship, 'Brave New Words', leading internet experts Ron Deibert and Rafal Rohozinski call for a new approach to tackling censorship online.
Google has begun to offer uncensored, unfiltered content to users in China, the company's Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer David Drummond announced on the company's official blog today.
If given an ultimatum to censor its content in China or withdraw from a market that boasts over 380-million wired Internet users, a high-ranking Google executive has told US lawmakers that they will cease operations and withdraw their presence from the Asian nation.
China said on Thursday that it might appeal a far-reaching World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling in a case brought by the United States against its trade practices.
Chief executive of Yahoo, Carol Bartz, steadfastly defended the Internet company's business practices in China saying it is "not our job to fix the Chinese government."
China's first sex amusement park -- with statues of giant genitals -- has been bulldozed before even opening its doors, authorities in Chongquing said. Love Land, due to open in October, was demolished last weekend after Chinese authorities discovered the park planned a photo gallery on the history
The Chinese government has been censoring messages on the Skype Internet service, a research group in Canada alleges.
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