Zhu Ling's story begins with her poisoning in 1995, and ends with the Boston bombing, high-ranking government officials, and calls for someone's head.
Articles tagged "censorship"
Sure, it's possible that a technical glitch contributed to some downtime…
The strange comment Constant Dullaart left on my wall sounded like him, but I knew that it wasn't.
This is hardly a surprise.
That riot-starting little piece of content from last year is giving Google all kinds of grief.
The Athens branch of Indymedia, an independent open network of journalists who report on political and social issues, was shut down last Thursday.
The only thing worse than making Wikipedia angry is making Reddit angry.
The Chinese social media app is 300 million strong and growing. It's also really fun. But how safe is your data?
Today, as the second bubble slowly deflates, the network has evolved from curiosity to necessity, and as such is under greater threat than ever before.
The Syrian Revolution Will Still Be Tweeted: An Activist Talks About Coping With Assad's Web Blackout
The regime can't stop the rebel onslaught -- or satellite Internet.
Google's latest Transparency Report is out, and guess what. It's troubling! Google senior policy analyst Dorothy Chou breaks the bad news rather concisely in an official Google blog post: "Government surveillance is on the rise."
Blocking a single website across the entire mainland of China is not as simple as flipping a switch.
Some insight into the methodology of Beijing’s bustling online whac-a-mole.
Skype, which has previously been one of the few untappable forms of communication out there, is now kowtowing to the Man and making chat records more available to authorities. Time to bring back the pager and pay phone combo, folks.
A few months ago, it was easy to look with scorn upon the idea of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the creaky political machine that nearly pushed it to the floor of the House. Designed to combat online piracy, the bill floated on hundreds of mi…
If you were one of the few Americans who caught the second Euro 2012 semifinal last Thursday, you were in for a soccer treat. After two relatively tepid nil-nil draws (England/Italy, Portugal/Spain) that went the distance, the battle between Germany
When we think of online censorship, we think of places like China, a country notorious for its Great Firewall. Just two weeks ago, party officials were forced to block searches for “Shanghai stock market” when the index opened at exactly 2346.98 and…
h3. A Day at the Anti-Web Rally In the future, the great Internet rally of 2012 might be seen as the prescient start of a global movement to grapple with the impact of this amazing and beguiling series of tubes: addiction, distraction, stupidity,
In America, we tend to refer to Sina Weibo as China’s “Twitter-like microblog," but that doesn't quite do it justice. It has 300 million users, more than twice the amount of Twitter itself, and because it's in Chinese, each nugget of 140 characters c…
Two days after Facebook raised $106 billion in its very big deal IPO, 40,000 people will gather at CitiField and nearby Arthur Ashe Stadium to protest it, its social media peers, and the Internet in general. Also: porn. It's not Luddites or wrathful
An appeals judge has just ruled that it’s legal to view child pornography online in New York, and the internet is blowing up. James D. Kent, an assistant prof at a college in upstate New York, was convicted after his “work computer was found to have…
Once again, Iran has been making noise about its ambitious plans for internet censorship. In open admiration of China’s innovative censorship advances, Iranian officials have been talking about their plans for a halal internet, which would essentiall…