Oiwan Lam · June, 2012

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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China: Top Domain co.jp Blocked Temporarily

  18 June 2012

The Chinese Great Firewall had blocked top domain name registry, co.jp temporarily for more than 30 hours between June 15 and June 16. This is the first time the GFW blocks a top domain registry. According to Yahoo! Japan [jp], the blocking had lasted for 1.5 days and there hasn't...

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China: Annual June 4 Censorship Battle

  5 June 2012

Yesterday was the annual candle light vigil for commemorating the June 4 Massacre in Hong Kong. Across the border in mainland China, it was a date for internet censorship. The typical censorship measure is the filtering of sensitive words related with numbers, time, memory, places, organizations and names, as listed...

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