Oiwan Lam · October, 2009

Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from October, 2009

Macau: Political filtering

  21 October 2009

Netizens from Macau discovered that the largest forum in Macau, cyberctm, has activated keyword filtering mechanism and filtered away the term “Chief Executive” as well as its substitution “Chief Thief”. The so called “Chief Executive” or C.E (in Chinese 特首)is the head of the Macau Special Administrative Region and the...

China: Blocking Twitter's third party applications

  14 October 2009

In the past few days, Chinese twitterers reported that the Chinese censor has blocked a number of popular Twitter's third party applications. Since Fanfou, the Chinese micro-blogging website, has been ordered to shut down earlier this year, many bloggers moved to Twitter to spread their ideas. Net activists believe that...

China: Internet human rights declaration

  9 October 2009

2009 is a political sensitive year in China. Apart from the 60th anniversary of PRC, it is also the 20th anniversary of Tienanmen Massacre and the 50th anniversary of Dalai Lama's exile. Moreover, natural disasters, social unrests and ethnic conflicts come one after the other. Social and political control began...