· August, 2007

Stories about China from August, 2007

China Telecom blocks FeedBurner RSS feeds

31 August 2007

China Blockpage (China Telecom) Screen shot of blocked FeedBurner via williamlong.info It has been reported that people who are using China Telecom are unable to access FeedBurner feeds. FeedBurner, which has been acquired by Google Inc since June, 2007, is the leading provider of RSS feeds, powering hundreds of thousands...

Chinese cartoon cops patrolling websites

30 August 2007

Image released Tuesday August 28, 2007 by the Beijing Public Security Bureau. In the footsteps of Shenzhen Internet Police, the police in China's capital, Beijing, will start patrolling websites registered on Beijing servers using animated police officers that pop up in a user's browser. From September, 1st, Beijing's new virtual...

China: Cyber-dissident jailed for four years.

17 August 2007

A Chinese court in the southeastern province of Zhejiang jailed Chen Shuqing, an online author and a founding member of the banned China Democracy Party, for four years on charges of “inciting to subvert state power”. “It's totally wrong to convict him … He was only expressing his political views....