The fig leaf decision is easy to make fun of, but honestly, I have some sympathy for the guys at CCTV who have to make these calls.
China’s judiciary says that it should be more open to public opinion. Leave it to me to find the downside.
Five years and one WTO dispute later, the U.S. and China finally come to terms on movie imports and distribution.
Can China’s economy thrive with tight controls on Internet usage? I think that question has already been answered.
New information about Beijing’s public WiFi rules raises uncomfortable questions about the bidding process and the software developer.
You may have heard about Beijing’s latest attempts to monitor Net usage in cafes and bars. But would you believe that there is serious money involved here?
A few additional thoughts I had after reading the complaint, and then I promise I’ll give this case a rest.
The State Council announced the formation of a new body that will supervise online content, but it’s anybody’s guess how it will interact with other agencies.
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof tried his hand last week at investigative journalism. After a thorough investigation, he announced in his column that . . . China is censoring Internet content. Nice detective work there, Columbo.
My final attempt to drill down into the censorship charges.
I could be wrong here, but some of the press coverage of the Google-WikiLeaks documents are devoid of fact.
The NSA hires computer hackers as expert consultants. So who do you think the Office of Pornographic Publications is going to turn to for help?
Reuters broke a story recently that China and the US had agreed to a timetable for implementation of the WTO panel decision in the 2008 A/V products case. Let me set the record straight.
Results of an Information Times investigation of Guangzhou’s Internet cafes to see how the new Real ID rules are being implemented.
The latest twist in the already convoluted story of Google in China, or Hong Kong, or wherever they are actually doing business these days.
This is probably the biggest China law story of the day. I haven’t read the draft law (give me a few days) yet, but I have been reading the press accounts, which as you can imagine have been quite interesting. The reaction to this draft law is a perfect case study of how one’s point [...]
Apologies for the light posting. It’s going to get worse before it gets better. I’ll be in the U.S. for a few days attending the following conference: 2010 Symposium Doing Business in Asia Without Selling Your Soul: Corporate Social Responsibility and Its Influence on the Rule of Law Here’s a link to the info page, [...]