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China’s Cloud Districts Offer Censorship-Free Area – For Foreigners

The city of Chongqing will be the first in China to see the debut of a “cloud district,” or, to give it its official name, an “International Offshore Cloud Computing Special Management District.” This area in an industrial city in

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Posted in Human Rights

Chinese Twitter Plans English Launch: Implications for Censorship

Chinese online media company Sina Corp. recently announced its plans to launch an English version of its already popular microblogging site Weibo this year. Weibo, which has been dubbed by many as the “Chinese Twitter” and serves as the dominant

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

Technology Undermines Censorship in China

Source: The Daily Evergreen Peter Herford examines the technological challenge being posed to censorship in China. The Chinese government is facing a diminishing ability to control the technological environment they actually created, CBS veteran producer Peter Herford said. Herford visited

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