Chinese Internet censorship: An inside look

James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, has experienced “The Great Firewall of China” firsthand, an experience people from around the world will share this summer when the Olympics comes to that country. Based in Beijing, Fallows has researched the underlying technology that the Chinese use for Internet censorship, and he explained it inContinue reading “Chinese Internet censorship: An inside look”

Increased Cyber-attacks against Tibetan NGOS

Slashdot: The SANS Internet Storm Center reports about an increasing number of sophisticated and targeted cyber attacks against Tibetan NGOs. These attacks appear to be related to attacks against other anti-chinese groups like Falun Gong. ‘There is lots of media coverage on the protests in Tibet. Something that lies under the surface, and rarely getsContinue reading “Increased Cyber-attacks against Tibetan NGOS”

China blocks YouTube as protests spread in Tibet

One BoingBoing reader writes: ” I am visiting Beijing on business, and staying at a hotel that caters to Westerners. There have been reports that China was loosening controls on the media ahead of the Olympic games, in order to give visitors the impression that the media is unrestricted, but that is not the caseContinue reading “China blocks YouTube as protests spread in Tibet”