Stories about Tech Industry from December, 2017
Don't Call “Xi the Bun” — Chinese Netizens Are Being Jailed for Chatroom Jokes
Three recent cases indicate that chatroom conversations in China are under surveillance and can be used as evidence in criminal prosecution.
The Campaigning Dead: Deceased Users’ Profiles Post Pro-Putin Messages on a Russian Social Network
Most Vkontakte accounts belonging to deceased Russians posting pro-Putin messages have been suspended. Vkontakte’s management said these accounts had been hacked by unknown perpetrators.