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Features
Features

A Field Guide to China's Most Indispensible Meme

Somewhere between rage face and the reaction GIF, 'biaoqing' have evolved to become an essential part of the Chinese internet.
Christina Xu
8.1.16
china
china

US Security Firm Defends Partnership with Censorship-Happy Chinese Giant Baidu

CloudFlare says deal with Baidu doesn't help, nor hinder, Chinese censors.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.25.15
Opinion
Opinion

Dark Cloud: Why CloudFlare's Deal with Baidu Could Haunt US Tech Companies

The dark side of a tech partnership between an American and Chinese company.
Richard Bejtlich
9.15.15
short circuit
short circuit

China Is Knocking Out VPN Access Before Its WW2 Parade

The Great Firewall strikes again.
Clinton Nguyen
8.26.15
News
News

GitHub Hit By DDoS Attack, Again

Rumors already point the finger to China, due to recent crackdown on anti-censorship tools.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.25.15
News
News

​Don’t Worry, You Can Still Reddit in China

The internet’s systematically most democratic website sits untouched by the Great Firewall.
Clinton Nguyen
6.26.15
Internet
Internet

The Chinese Deep Web Takes a Darker Turn

A forum to avoid censorship is also a place to discuss DIY bombs.
Joseph Cox
5.18.15
News
News

China Says Hackers Hijacked Its Internet Traffic, But Experts Don't Buy It

The glitch that sent users to a polish travel site was probably caused by the country’s censors.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.1.15
Features
Features

A Glitch in China's Great Firewall Is Sending People to a Polish Travel Blog

Here's what happens when a country has massive censorship capabilities: Users get paranoid.
Eamon Levesque
4.29.15
Features
Features

The Chinese Hackers Who Are Actually Not Trying to Hack You

Meet The Keen Team.
Jamie Fullerton
4.20.15
Culture
Culture

Why China Is Trying to Kill Gmail

The country has been trying to control Google within its borders for 14 years.
Carl Franzen
12.29.14
china
china

China Took Down a Chunk of the Web Ahead of a Major Internet Conference

For China, it seems like an odd time to be launching such an offensive on freedom of speech: The country will host the World Internet Conference this week.
Thomas Fox-Brewster
11.18.14