June, 2010

Stories from June, 2010

China: Radical real name registration campaign

  15 June 2010

To many info-activists, online real name registration is regarded as a violation of privacy, however, in China, some citizen rights activists are campaigning for real name online activities in order to eliminate fear. Back in March, a netizen Zhan Lifan wrote an article, “A confession of an Internet naked runner”...

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China: A number of twitterers vanished before June 4

  5 June 2010

A number of Chinese Twitterers have been detained and arrested since early June – a sensitive month because of June 4 anniversary. According to @tengbiao, a human rights activist based in Beijing, at least six twitterers has been arrested since June 1, 2010. They are @suyutong, @jason5ng32, @wangyi09, @yanglicai, @wuyuren,...

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