· August, 2010

Stories about China from August, 2010

China: GFW upgrade

  29 August 2010

Reports from various sources said that one of the most popular circumvention tool, Freegate, has been blocked since last Friday (August 27) in China. When users ran the program, a warning message appeared: Error, the program has to be shut down. Please accept our apology. Below is a screen capture...

China: ISP level Gmail phishing

11 August 2010

In the past few days, there are many reports from Chinese internet users saying that when they try to access gmail account, they are redirected to a url: http://124.117.227.201/web/gmail/ and asked to re-enter their password. Today NTDTV.com disclosed that the url is a phishing page for stealing users’ password. It...

China: Anti three-vulgarity campaign

  10 August 2010

Recently Beijing launched a new anti-vulgarity campaign for sanitizing the Internet. On August 3, China Daily and people.com.cn jointly organized a seminar on “boycotting banality, kitsch and debased culture, improving the new media cultural quality” to set the principles and figure out strategies for the new moral campaign. Below is...

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