· March, 2011

Stories about China from March, 2011

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China: 130 thousand Internet cafes shut down in six years

23 March 2011

According to the “2010 China Internet Cafe Market Report” released by the Ministry of Culture on March 17 2011, more than 130 thousand unlicensed Internet cafes had been shut down in the past six years. Apart from cracking down illegal cafes, the government has also introduced new regulations and imposed...

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China: PPTP and L2TP VPN protocols blocked

20 March 2011

Update March 22: A reader reported back via email that only some of the PPTP and L2TP protocols have been blocked and interrupted in China and he has not encountered any problem connecting with PPTP and L2TP problem in Beijing. Some users from Guangzhou pointed out that the blocking /...

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China: Tracking mobile users’ movement

  4 March 2011

According to Beijing Morning Post on March 2 2011, China Mobile Beijing would turn 17 million mobile phone into monitoring devices. The monitoring system could detect the population flow 24 hour a day. The city science committee social development department deputy head Li GuoGuang said that they had already submitted...

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