Oiwan Lam

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South Park creators mock the NBA with a sarcastic apology to China

One single tweet about Hong Kong demonstrations is able to set a war of words between China and the US and to end NBA's business prospects in mainland China.

China Central Television urges netizens to doxx Hong Kong protesters and reporters

The state-run TV helped publicise doxxing site hkleaks.ru, which targeted pro-democracy lawmakers, student activists and journalists in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Reddit-like LIHKG faces unprecedented DDoS attacks redirected from Chinese Internet companies

Massive web traffics are redirected through two Chinese companies to pro-democracy web forum LIHKG from all over the world.

Twitter reveals China’s information operations on Hong Kong protests

The 936 accounts were merely the active ones and there existed a larger network of approximately 200,000 accounts created to undermine the legitimacy and political positions of the movement in...

Mainland Chinese netizens face ‘pink terror’ of patriotic trolls amid Hong Kong protests

Those who do not toe the official party line are identified and subjected to doxxing

China inspects Hongkongers’ mobiles for protest photos and chats at border checkpoints

In the face of border searches, Hong Kong protesters are picking up new technology tactics to mitigate their risk.

Pro-China forum's plan to troll Hong Kong protesters foiled after doxxing retaliation

Pro-China forum members quickly halted their plan to troll Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters after their personal information, including identity card number and bank record was exposed online.

Leica's promo video referencing Tiananmen Square massacre went viral on Chinese social media. Then, it disappeared.

For days, users were forbidden from writing the words "Leica" in English and "徕卡" in Chinese on Weibo.

Users flood Reddit with China censorship memes, balk at $150 million investment from Tencent

While Chinese companies regularly invest in US media companies, this makes for an unusual match.

Chinese authorities go after citizens for using VPNs, skirting online censorship

The news of two men being fined for using VPNs may serve as a wake up call to Chinese netizens.

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