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Great Firewall

Here’s how Microsoft entered and managed to stay in China

The software giant has kept its business alive in the country by complying with the strict local laws on censorship.

08 Aug 2020 5:04 PM

Now you know why Zoom is accused of being a China stooge

Zoom accounts of activists in the US and Hong Kong have been suspended before meeting ahead of anniversary of Beijing’s Tiananmen crackdown.

11 Jun 2020 7:19 PM

Google reportedly making censored search engine for China, criticised

The search project, which works like a filter will reportedly blacklist terms about human rights, democracy, religion and peaceful protests.

02 Aug 2018 1:19 PM

China blocks WhatsApp ahead of Communist Party congress

Chinese authorities appear to have disrupted WhatsApp in the latest step to tighten censorship ahead of Communist Party congress next month.

26 Sep 2017 9:50 AM

Facebook introduces photo-sharing app in China

The app, called Colorful Balloons, was launched in China earlier this year and does not carry Facebook’s name.

14 Aug 2017 7:58 AM


China's web users fear losing tools to bypass 'Great Firewall'

Beijing has for years turned a blind eye to these holes in its Great Firewall, but recent events suggest virtual tunnels may soon brick up.

07 Aug 2017 7:30 AM

In China's hotel lobbies, small gaps in 'Great Firewall' are closing

Regulators have warned firms providing internet networks for hotels to stop offering, or helping to install, virtual private networks.

01 Aug 2017 9:31 PM