China

ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: September 9, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: September 2, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: Gaga Over Censorship in China
The Chinese government recently announced that it would no longer allow songs from artists like Lady Gaga and the Backstreet Boys to be played on Chinese websites. Last week, the country’s Ministry of Culture released a list of 100 songs...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: August 26, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: August 19, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: China Expands Internet Surveillance to Beijing Businesses
Chinese officials have recently unveiled plans for an expansion of the country's already extensive web filtering system, which would increase monitoring of wireless network activity of businesses in central Beijing. The new regulations would require bars, restaurants, hotels, and bookstores to...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: July 15, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: Internet Oasis or Filter-Free Mirage: China, North Korea Plan Unrestricted Internet Districts, UAE Experience Tells a Different Story
Co-authored by Jackie Kerr. North Korea has announced plans to create an Internet and mobile phone zone in its Mount Kumgang tourism zone. If implemented, such an Internet zone would mark an unprecedented opening of net and mobile freedom in one...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: July 8th, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: July 1, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...