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2017/05/18 | Michal Thim

ANALYSIS: Tsai’s Defense and Security Challenges Line Up in Year Two

Boosting the national defense budget, avoiding a spending blowout on submarines, watching out for aggression in the South China Sea and keeping up Taiwan’s defense from cyber attacks; chances are Taiwan’s president will be kept busy keeping the country safe in the second year of her presidency.

2017/01/28 | Brendan Thomas-Noone

Democracies Take Up Arms Against Cyberattacks

'An adequate defense will be multilayered and rolling it out will be much more difficult than simply ensuring our politicians change their passwords regularly.'

2016/10/28 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Taiwan's 'Digital' Minister, Audrey Tang

This is the first of a three-part interview with Taiwan’s ‘genius hacker'.

2016/10/27 | Noahlyn Maranan

'Dutertard' and Online Politics in the Philippines

Are online spaces opening up politics in the Philippines? Noahlyn Maranan takes a look.

2016/10/26 | The Japan Times

Alarming Assault on the Internet in the U.S.

Last week's crippling cyberattacks in the U.S. are a harbinger of the digital future and the ever more visible vulnerabilities of a networked world.

2016/09/23 | Guobin Yang

Translation, Cyber Nationalism and Activism in China

Besides cyber-nationalism, translation plays an important role in environmental activism, feminist activism, labor activism and human rights activism.

2016/08/31 | Morris Jones

China’s Quantum Satellite: Nothing is Totally Secure

Earlier this month, China launched Micius, the world’s first quantum communications satellite. While this technology will complicate efforts to bug or intercept China's communications, history shows that no system is ever completely secure.

2016/07/25 | Edward White

Beijing Shuts Down Investigative, Political Online News Programs

Beijing has banned original reporting in online news programs in what many commentators see as the latest move to restrict political dissent in China.

2016/07/20 | Hsu Chia-yu

Chinese Unsatisfied with Baidu’s Response to Illegal Gambling Ads

China’s leading search engine Baidu is under investigation for the late-night promotion of illegal online gambling.

2016/07/04 | Edward White

China to Online News Organizations: No More Social Media to Source Your Stories

Is the latest move from China’s Internet watchdog a fresh sign of draconian oversight or just a push toward more sensible journalism?