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Censorship is not the only reason why Hong Kong protests lack support among mainland Chinese

The whole world, including international media, United Nations, human rights groups, are watching how the anti-Extraditional Law movement in Hong Kong unfolds. On Twitter, Hong Kong-related hashtags remain the top trending topics for days, with front-line reporters, protestors, local activist... Continue Reading →


The Danger of Rushing into Social Media Laws

Social media laws are often rushed into effect without sufficient review. These quick fixes open up to arbitrary information controls in even democratic countries.

Chinese users are boycotting Steam China, and here is why it is not surprising

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 →

A response to China Daily opinion piece on sexual harassment in China

It is appalling to read an opinion piece recently published in China Daily, titled “Weinstein case demonstrates cultural differences.” In the article, the author asked and China Daily tweeted, rhetorically, “What prevents sexual harassment from becoming a common phenomenon in... Continue Reading →

China, a growing norm-shaper in Internet governance

Thirty years ago, China relied heavily on foreign technologies for its Internet development. Its very first email would not have been sent successfully without the help of experts from Germany’s University of Karlsruhe.   “Across the Great Wall we can... Continue Reading →

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