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China's military has declared war on Western thought on the internet

China’s military says the internet has become its main ideological battlefield and that it should build a “Great Wall” online to protect the country’s citizens from “hostile Western forces.” A  391 more words

Chinese Censor TV Cleavage

.[i] The government spent millions to cover actresses’ cleavage in a popular TV historical drama The Empress of China, adopted by Hong Kong as well because of the “unhealthy images.” 170 more words


China pursues cyberpolitics by other means again with Github attack

Late last Wednesday, a San Francisco-based website used by software developers began being overwhelmed with requests in a classic type of attack that appears to be the work of Chinese hackers, according to a report. 372 more words


Why China just censored a busty Tang Dynasty soap opera

Plunging necklines are the latest victim of Chinese censors. The soap opera “The Empress of China”— based on the life of Wu Zetian, a seventh-century concubine-transformed-empress—was abruptly pulled from the air days after its release at the end of December. 273 more words

A 9-year-old told China's president to lose some weight—and censors shut him down

A 9-year-old boy had some advice for Chinese president Xi Jinping: plan a mission to Mars and lose some weight. According to the Zhengzhou Evening News in China’s central Henan province, a primary school student named Niu Ziru wrote a letter for a school project to “Grandpa Xi” with his thoughts on the country’s space program, as well as some health tips. 350 more words

Chinese censors are trying to erase Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement

HONG KONG—China’s government is scrambling to keep its citizens unaware of pro-democracy protests that have paralyzed Hong Kong, the semi-autonomous territory where demonstrators are demanding free elections and more independence from Beijing. 553 more words

And They Blocked Our Poor Duck

While blocking websites is nothing new for the benevolent government of China, you know it’s getting really nasty when they block out your pretty little duck. 474 more words