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2019/03/19 | Global Voices
When People Disappear in China, They Also Disappear on WeChat
When Ye Jianming, former chairman of CEFC China Energy, disappeared, censors got to work scrubbing his name from WeChat.
2018/03/30 | Morley J Weston
China’s VPN Ban Takes Effect but Cat-and-Mouse Game Continues
This is not the first volley fired against virtual private networks, but stricter enforcement means that data leaving China is about to become less secure.
2017/10/13 | Cedric Alviani
President Xi Nails Shut Chinese Internet's Coffin
New measures including holding social media moderators responsible for content posted in their forums, the end of anonymous posting and an upcoming ban on Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are the latest blows to what is left of internet freedom in China.
2017/08/01 | TIME
A Crackdown on Unfettered Internet Access Is Jeopardizing China’s Pro-Business Credentials
Aside from the practical limitations, the oppressive atmosphere would be hugely damaging at a time when China's economy is already slowing.
2017/03/29 | Oiwan Lam
China's Great Firewall Gives Rise to a Robust Industry of Information Smugglers
More often than not, information smugglers prioritize things like click rates over hard-hitting public interest journalism.
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?