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Internet Censorship: Chinese Netizens Jailed for Wedding Video

Chinese authorities move quickly to discourage ‘negative’ postings online. Two men who posted a video of columns of police they said were a guard of honor at a wedding party in the central province of Hunan have been sentenced to

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Posted in Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Media Censorship

Media Censorship: Mine Probe Reporter Threatened

A journalist is targeted for his work covering coal-seam exploitation in central China. A top investigative journalist who exposed the problem of land subsidence in the poverty-stricken coal-mining heartland of Shanxi says he has received anonymous phone calls and threats

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Posted in Free Speech, Government Control, Media Censorship

New Controls on Public Wi-Fi is Censorship!

Business owners and netizens in China have hit out at new rules issued by Beijing police requiring surveillance of people browsing online using a public wireless connection. Businesses, including hotels and cafes, in central Beijing that offer Internet access to

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