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Internet giant reddit has declared war on Chinese Internet censorship

Internet giant Reddit may have declared war on the so-called ‘Great Firewall of China,’ which regularly blocks news sites considered ‘unfriendly’ to the Chinese government. 442 more words


The Great Firewall of Thailand

First published with Al Jazeera America, October 7, 2015

Tucked away in a coffee shop near Central Bangkok, Phannee Naksuk rushed behind her counter, sprinkling cinnamon on the foam of an iced latte that was beginning to wilt. 1,120 more words


The Great Firewall strikes back

Sunday 6th September, 00:25

It’s been 2 full days and I have already contemplated whether I should buy a ticket to go home over the Winter break… 125 more words

Shanghai: My Year Abroad

China is cracking down on the services that help people jump the Great Firewall

Internet users inside China who count on VPNs and proxies to cloak their location and access Gmail, Facebook, and other services restricted in China are finding it harder to jump the so-called “Great Firewall.” 545 more words

China and "404 Not Found"

The wall fences in a Chinese information prison where ignorance fosters ideologies of hatred and aggression. If the firewall exists indefinitely, China will eventually revert to what it once was: a sealed off, narrow-minded, belligerent, rogue state.

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Political And Social

Chinese censors have blocked 50 websites for "spreading rumors" about the Tianjin explosions

China’s internet watchdog has doled out punishments to 50 websites it says were “spreading rumors” about the massive chemical explosions that rocked the city of Tianjin last week. 268 more words

The Architecture of the Internet - Freedom Encoded

The early architects had a clear vision about what they thought the Internet should be. The folks who worked to create the Internet were largely technical liberals and they deliberately created some of what we consider the best aspects of the web today. 758 more words

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