Oiwan Lam · September, 2009

A media activist, researcher and educator currently based in Hong Kong. My Chinese writings are in inmediahk.net and my Twitter account is @oiwan.

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from September, 2009

China: Be aware of QQ!

The Chinese IT company Tencent, operator of the popular QQIM service, will start an international version of QQIM application soon. Fons Tuinstra from China Herald will help to moderate its...

China: Blue Dam activated

Beijing government has recently required all Internet service providers (ISPs) and data centers to install a software called Blue Dam in all their servers. According to today's Taiwan Apple Daily...

China: Real name registration

In early August, major news portal websites have implemented real name registration. Netizens who want to post comment online have to fill up a registration form that collect data on...

China: Netizen compensated for 150-day detention

A Shandong netizen Duan Lei was detained by police in February 2009 under the accusation of “defaming” a local party secretary, Guo Feng, at Zhuang Zai town. According to Xinhua...

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