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New Website Reveals Exactly How Apple Censors Application in China

A new website exposes the extent to which Apple cooperates with Chinese government internet censorship, blocking access to Western news sources, information about human rights and religious freedoms, and privacy-enhancing apps that would circumvent the country’s pervasive online surveillance regime. The new site, AppleCensorship.com, allows users to check which apps are not accessible to people in China through Apple’s app store, indicating those that have been banned. It was created by researchers at GreatFire.org, an organization that monitors Chinese government internet censorship. In late 2017, Apple admitted […]

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Bing blackout in China was technological mistake, not censors’ bloc …

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Search engine Bing’s outage in China last week was a technical error, rather than an intentional censorship block, a source familiar with the matter said, although Chinese authorities and Microsoft have not commented on the topic. FILE PHOTO: A smartphone with the Microsoft Bing logo is displayed against the backdrop of a Chinese flag in this picture illustration taken January 24, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration From a technical perspective, a person at Microsoft Corp told Reuters, the site appeared to have been blocked in a […]

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Just how the Chinese censors highlight basic imperfections in acad …

By Nicholas Loubere and Ivan Franceschini Heads of major international organisations and world-famous actresses are not all that has been disappearing in China in recent months. According to a complaint recently posted online by several scholars, Springer Nature—the world’s largest academic publisher—is guilty of removing “politically sensitive” content published in the Transcultural Research book series from their Chinese website at the request of the Chinese authorities. When confronted by the editors of the series, the publisher countered that they were merely following local laws and pointed to […]

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Record: Google’s China System Logs Phone Figures, Censors …

Report: Google’s China Platform Logs Phone Numbers, Censors Results, Drove Engineer To Quit  Forbes Senior Google Scientist Quits Over Plans for Censored China Web Search  The Epoch Times Google’s China version will link search history to phone number: Report  Times of India Google China Prototype Links Searches to Phone Numbers  The Intercept Full coverage GSS Pricing David Cartu Posts:David Cartu Information: the entire shortcuts and…Learn how to Delete Your YouTube Watch Historical…Slate’s Use of Your InformationSlate’s Use of Your KnowledgeGoogle engineering in Chinese censorship might…Google transforms 20: just how a net […]

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