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2016/10/03 | Edward White
Popular Political Blog Goes Offline in China
Another day, another politically sensitive website disappears in China.
2016/10/05 | Matthew Fulco
Taiwan Tunes Out of TV
Low investment and lax regulations threaten the long-term survival of the domestic television industry.
2017/01/05 | Edward White
Chinese Bloggers Who Exposed Thousands of Protests Remain in Detention, No Trial
Two Chinese bloggers who detailed thousands of public protests await formal charges six months after being detained. There have also been reports of torture.
2017/06/28 | Scott Shackelford
Internet Balkanization in China
China’s new cybersecurity law is part of a worrying global trend towards Internet Balkanisation, Scott Shackleford writes.
2017/02/07 | Ivan Labayne
The Changing Power of Rumors
Rumor sharing, or ‘pasa-bilis,' played a crucial role in the eventual overthrow of the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines. Today it finds one of its most supreme expressions in the form of the internet, only with a different function, Ivan Labayne writes.
How the Internet Is Empowering China’s Older Generation
China is teaching its senior citizens how to use the Internet, from online banking to social media apps.
2016/11/16 | Chublic Opinion
People’s Republic of Spiritual Rednecks
China's Internet reacts to news of the new U.S. president.
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.
2016/10/18 | Malaysiakini
No More Internet at Work for Civil Servants?
Malaysia is to study separating Internet from public sector work computers, following Singapore's lead.
2016/06/22 | Bing-sheng Lee
China Takes Internet Censorship to New Level
China intends to 'foster a healthy, positive Internet culture' by purging comments by its nearly 700 million Internet users.
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'.
2017/07/03 | Zeng Yuli
Why Are China’s Old and Young at Each Other’s Throats?
Too often China's youth-dominated online culture dismisses the country’s elderly as grumpy old men and women.
2016/08/25 | Mo Tz-pin
Ten Questions: Yourator
A new Taiwanese company wants to help the local start-up scene and encourages young people to take the road less traveled.
2017/09/08 | Nevin Thompson
The Strange Case of the Japanese Plastic Surgeon Who Admires Nazis
'For the time being, Takasu, by all accounts, remains unapologetic about his statements, despite the overwhelming evidence of the Nazis’ atrocities, and despite criticism of his remarks both in Japan, and, increasingly, abroad.'
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?