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China Change Internet Freedom in China: A Menace that Must Be Removed
By Mo Zhixu, published: March 14, 2014   After 1992, as the old planned economy disintegrated in China, and as the USSR and the Eastern European bloc collapsed rapidly, the Chinese communist regime adopted market-oriented economic policies to further open up to the west, making economic development its foundation for maintaining power. “Join [...] Keep reading »
China Change Fury and Angst — The Recent Confrontation between State Media and Social Media in China
By Jia Jia, published: February 23, 2014   A few years down the road, when we look back on the recent Dongguan anti-prostitution crackdown (东莞扫黄) during the Chinese New Year holidays, we will perhaps realize that it was a monumental turning point in the evolution of Chinese politics.  In my own view, it marks the first time that China [...] Keep reading »
China Change Current Rumor Crackdown in China a Tip of a Large Policy Iceberg
By Rogier Creemers, published: September 18, 2013 First published at ChinaFile.com as part of the conversation What’s Behind China’s Recent Internet Crackdown   I’d say that the current rumor crackdown is just the tip of a very large policy iceberg. Internet control sits at the confluence of a number of policy streams, which together c [...] Keep reading »
China Change A Month or so in the House of Twitter
By Yaxue Cao, January 23, 2012   I registered a Twitter account two months ago, but didn’t start actively using it until my Sina Weibo was blocked in mid-December. Since then, I have made 600 plus tweets (including a lot of retweets and some replies) and been following over 200 people as of now. Every so often, I feel like sitting in a bustl [...] Keep reading »
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