Oiwan Lam · March, 2009

Am now a free lance researcher, translator and editor.

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from March, 2009

25 March 2009

China: Youtube confirms blocked. For what reason?

Update: Youtube unblocked in March 27 with country preference setting. While Chinese foreign ministry spokesman refused to confirm Youtube had been blocked and stressed that China is not afraid of...

20 March 2009

China: Grass Mud Horse Disappeared in Google and Yahoo Search

Two days ago, a notice was distributed among online forum managers asking them not to continue the Grass Mud Horse Hyperbole by active moderation of posts. The latest report from...

13 March 2009

China: Mourning for Intellectual Websites

This week, two more influential websites have been forced to close, one is Pauwang(泡網), one is Wei-cheng Za-Wan(圍城雜文). Pauwang is among one of the longest history BBS in China and...

6 March 2009

China: Youtube On and Off

Update: Shizhao from Twitter just reported that youtube is now back to normal (Beijing time March 6: 10:40am). Youtube has been reported blocked in China for two days (March 4-5)....

4 March 2009

China: Unlicensed websites expelled and blocked

Recently, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued a notice concerning a special action on website licensing and demanded all Internet Service Providers (ISP) to close down websites...