The Latest in IT Security

China’s rumor crackdown has ‘cleaned’ Internet, official says

28
Nov
2013

By Megha Rajagopalan BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinas campaign against online rumors, which critics say is crushing free speech, has been highly successful in cleaning the Internet, a top official of the countrys internet regulator said on Thursday. China has the worlds most sophisticated online censorship system, known outside the country as the Great Firewall. It blocks many social media websites, such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and others, along with many sites hosted in Taiwan and those of rights groups and some foreign media agencies. High profile users of Sina Weibo, Chinas Twitter-like microblog, have been targeted, apparently for political speech.

Comments are closed.

Categories

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2019
WHITE PAPERS

Mission-Critical Broadband – Why Governments Should Partner with Commercial Operators:
Many governments embrace mobile network operator (MNO) networks as ...

ARA at Scale: How to Choose a Solution That Grows With Your Needs:
Application release automation (ARA) tools enable best practices in...

The Multi-Model Database:
Part of the “new normal” where data and cloud applications are ...

Featured

Archives

Latest Comments

Social Networks