· June, 2017

Stories about China from June, 2017

China's Great Firewall Grows Ever-Stronger As Virtual Private Networks Disappear

"If one day I cannot climb over the wall, will you miss me?"

Chinese Cities Are Shaming Jaywalkers With Facial Recognition Software

"Public interest is greater than individual interest,"a traffic police researcher argues. But legal experts argue that the measure violates people's privacy.

Netizen Report: China Has a New Cybersecurity Law

Online censorship keeps rising in Egypt, Rouhani’s ICT Minister brags of Internet censorship in Iran and Venezuela tests the boundaries of online anonymity.

China Shutters Entertainment News Sites, Citing ‘Socialist Values’ and Cybersecurity

Crackdowns on entertainment news outlets indicate that controls are not only directed at the foreign enemy, but at thoughts and activities seen to go against “socialist core values”.

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