Stories about China from June, 2011
China: Attack on a #netfreedom Blogger
For all the talk of Internet freedom, little of it takes into account the bleaker reality of inhabiting Chinese cyberspace. Influential tech blogger William Long addresses this with a post criticizing the destructive bent to China's hacker communities, which then brought on a multi-front attack against Long.
China: Netizen sentenced to one year labour education for mocking at leader
According to local media report, a Chongqing city resident Fang Hung was sentenced to labour education camp in April 2011 for posting a microblog that mocked at the city's party leader Bo Xilai, the son of a Chinese Communist Party revolutionary elder Bo Yibo.