China’s model of information control is an antithesis of a proper content moderation model.
Recently the South China Morning Post translated a widely circulated article on Weibo, which argues “Mainland Chinese who oppose Hong Kong’s protests aren’t brainwashed by censorship, despite what the West might think.” According to the author, China’s Great Firewall, a... Continue Reading →
Despite the relative lack of awareness of privacy protection in China, there is an increasing demand for the protection of personal information among Internet users and by the Chinese government. In this post I outline key regulations, measures and drafting... Continue Reading →
Social media laws are often rushed into effect without sufficient review. These quick fixes open up to arbitrary information controls in even democratic countries.
After months of talks and wait, Valve Corporation, the American video game developer who runs the world’s largest gaming service Steam, officially got a Chinese vertical. In partnership with Perfect World (完美世界), a Chinese game developer and publisher, Valve signed... Continue Reading →