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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.
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.
2017/09/08 | 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.'
2016/06/22 | 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.
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.
2016/10/05 | Matthew Fulco
Taiwan Tunes Out of TV
Low investment and lax regulations threaten the long-term survival of the domestic television industry.
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'.
2016/10/13 | Malaysiakini
Malaysia Cautioned on Copying Singapore Internet Control Model
'It is not just incumbent upon Malaysians but also companies such as Google, Facebook and Yahoo!'
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.
2016/08/23 | Edward White
China’s Latest Website Rules Shows Beijing is ‘Re-Centralizing News’
China’s move to tighten control of online news portals is just the latest effort by Beijing to assert party dominance over original news and other content.
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.