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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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What happens when Weibo crowdsources censorship?

Almost everyone who reads something about Internet censorship in China have come across such descriptions, “10 Things You Can Say on Chinese Internet” or “The Great Firewall of China is sophisticated and powerful and that the Big Brother is watching... Continue Reading →

A Quick Scan of Weibo & WeChat New Privacy Policies

If you have recently updated WeChat/Weixin and Weibo apps, you will get a prompt to read their privacy policies before using the service. I did not get a screenshot of the English version of WeChat's privacy policy but the Chinese-language... Continue Reading →

Don’t beat your leader’s record on Fruit Ninja: Tedious publication process and fragmented keyword censorship in Chinese mobile games

China has the world's largest gaming market with an estimated value of over 27.5 billion US$ in 2017 (and the number is still growing). According to CNG, which runs a Chinese video game industry database, Tencent's Honor of Kings alone... Continue Reading →

The Ugly Truth Behind Huawei and Tencent’s Showdown over User Data Privacy

Almost every China-watcher and ordinary user are excited about artificial intelligent (AI), especially when China announced last month that its grand plan to become the world’s leader in AI by 2030. The country aims to surpass its rivals technologically and... Continue Reading →

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