The Long Shadow of Chinese Censorship

The Long Shadow of Chinese Censorship

Published in: The Center for International Media Assistance Chinese Communist Party media controls are increasingly constraining news outlets based outside China. This is the key finding of a report released today, authored by Freedom House research analyst Sarah Cook...

Chinese Man Sues Internet Giant Over Google Censorship

By Xin Lin, Radio Free Asia A Chinese netizen in the southern province of Guangdong has sued his Internet service provider (ISP) for blocking access to Google, in a rare move which has highlighted the country’s censorship practices, even in official media. The...

Forbidden Terms Allowed on Major Chinese Search Engine

The Internet censorship apparatus run by the Chinese authorities is notoriously strict—so when there are enormous lapses in what it blocks, especially on the main search engine in China, Baidu, people take notice. On Sept. 2, Baidu was allowing searches on “quitting...