Oiwan Lam · October, 2010

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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Hong Kong: Three activists harassed by Facebook

  21 October 2010

Last week, three Hong Kong activists’ accounts were suspended by Facebook. They were administrators of a group that advocates against the development of luxurious housing in a wetland by Henderson Land Development Company Ltd. According to the report by Apple Daily News, Ho Lok, a Chinese University Philosophy undergraduate opened...

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China: A million posts deleted everyday at Baidu Tieba

  14 October 2010

According to the report at tech.163 on 13 of October 2010, the head of Baidu Tieba, an automatically generated forum through keyword search, Shu Xun said that the forum on average deleted 1 million posts every day. The report said: During a speech at the “2010 China Internet Marketing Business...

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China: When the network was cut in Xinjiang…

  13 October 2010

After the riot in Urumqi in July 5 2009, the Internet and communication network in Xinjiang had been cut off for several months. So far, not much have been reported on the situation back then. Recently a netizen has written in detail what had happened between July 6 to December 25, 2009 in Xinjiang at daynew.net. This is a brief summary of the report.

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