· July, 2011

Stories about China from July, 2011

China: Wi-Fi monitoring system in Beijing cafes and bars

  28 July 2011

According to Mingpao Daily, Beijing Police has issued a notice to all the cafes and bars which provide Wi-Fi access to their customers to install a RMB20,000 monitoring system. Upon installation, users have to register their ID in the counter before logging in the Wi-Fi network. The notice was issued...

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China: Swedish student's passport confiscated for flash mob call

  7 July 2011

A Swedish student, Sven Englund studying in Shanghai Fudan University was summoned by Shanghai police for writing a letter to the Chinese President Hu Jintao in his blog. His passport has been confiscated after the interrogation. Below is the summon document issued by the Shanghai police: It stated that Sven...

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