In China, Fighting Censorship with Pi

While internet censorship in China has long been pervasive, the days leading up to and marking the Tiananmen Square protests mark a tradition of heightened censorship practices throughout the country. As the 24th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests approached earlier this month, one China-based Redditor described a convenient, do-it-yourself circumvention tool built on a Raspberry Pi. [...]

China’s New Leaders and the Strengthening of Online Censorship

Internet censorship in China, which has long been pervasive, has become even greater in recent weeks, to the point that even those in China who could usually find ways to get around the imposed restrictions are struggling to view sites such as gmail.com and imdb.com. The LA Times reports that the tech-savvy Internet users in [...]

China blocks NY Times after Wen Jiabao article

Herdict reports confirm that as of Sunday, October 28, China is continuing to block access to both the English- and Chinese-language New York Times websites. On Sina Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, search terms related to the family or wealth of Wen Jiabao are also blocked, according to the China Digital Times, a website for [...]

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