The new cyber security law which China is adopting faves some censorship and espionage fears

China’s Oppression of Journalists of International Concern

According to Reporters Without Borders (RSF) China jails the largest number of journalists in the world. RSF warns against complacency towards China’s continued abuse of press freedom, suggesting that other authoritarian countries across Asia are looking at Beijing as a model for managing their own press. In 2018 China has …

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Google Removes Domain-fronting, Bypassing Statewide Block No Longer Possible

In a recent patch to the Google App Engine, the company has removed domain-fronting. The technique was frequently used by programs and users alike to bypass blocks put in place by governments to prevent traffic to some sites. Domain-fronting is accomplished by directing all traffic through domains. This way, …

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Russia to Target Facebook After Attack on Telegram

Following the mass-blocking of millions of IP addresses in the battle against Telegram, Roskomnadzor, the Russian internet regulator, is now looking at Facebook. The head of the regulating body of telecommunications, Alexandr Zharov, released a statement in which he expresses their intention to ‘probe’ the social site before the year …

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Chinese Great Firewall Now Also Blocks 4 Top News Apps

Four of the most popular Chinese news applications have been suspended. The regulators’ major drive for this was that the news apps were distributing ‘fake’ and ‘vulgar’ content to their users. In line with China’s constant efforts for content regulation, the country’s government has strengthened the Great Chinese Firewall by …

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Digital Anti-Censorship Billboards Removed by Google Street View

A series of billboards questioning the status quo and chastising world leaders has appeared on Google Street View, which then the internet giant promptly removed. The billboards were made in a campaign to combat censorship and promote freedom of speech and expression. The Swedish subdivision of “Reporters Without Borders” worked …

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