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A cyber attack struck messaging app Telegram just as China was cracking down on human rights lawyers

This past weekend Telegram, a security-enhanced chat app, was crippled in Asia by a cyber attack—though by  whom so far remains a mystery.

The DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack targeted users in the Asia-Pacific region, … 488 more words

The Organs of the State Wind Up

The organs of the state

Are being wound up

Like artwork

Clockwork, let us say

The Chinese Great Firewall

Has eyes everywhere

Some venture in… 123 more words

Just In Case, Here's a New Link to My Journey Journal

If you’ve read my post on the Golden Shield Project a.k.a. the Great Firewall of China, then you might remember me mentioning that WordPress is one of the websites banned in China. 96 more words


just what aren't we seeing?

Currently circulating on WeChat news that apparently on May 20, 2015 China blocked Chinese Wikipedia, begging question du jour: just what triggered the block? 396 more words


China and GitHub Attacks

China (or someone in China) apparently enlisted computers around the world to DDoS GitHub.  http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/03/massive-denial-of-service-attack-on-github-tied-tochinese-government/ .  According to the news report, attackers targeted two specific GitHub pages, one hosting the anti-censorship service GreatFire.org and one hosting a mirror site of the The New York Times Chinese Edition. 543 more words

Do we need censorship online?

I know this is going to be an unpopular opinion, but I’m kind of glad that there is some censorship online.  I’m glad that censorship exists.   348 more words


China's Great (Fire) Wall

Should foreign companies provide their technologies to China, knowing that the technologies are used to limit the individual freedom of Chinese citizens? Why or why not? 358 more words