Recently a TED video featuring Michael Anti on China's censorship seems to be making the rounds. I think Anti does bring some unique insights to the English speaking audience about China that we don't generally see in Western media; hence I am providing his video below. However, I think Anti can also be a stubborn ideologue who insist on viewing the world through ideological … [Read more...] about On Michael Anti: Behind the Great Firewall of China
India v/s China: We’ve got Facebook! What’ve you got?
An interesting analysis in TIME magazine, to the extent that it tries to be an analysis: The ChIndian Century And don't forget to check out these two accompanying arguments, one for India and one for China: The Case for India: Free to Succeed The Case for China: The Power of Planning I plan to blog about this general issue sometime soon. Right now however, I just … [Read more...] about India v/s China: We’ve got Facebook! What’ve you got?
What does “Internet Censorship” Mean?
As Google prepares potentially for a highly politicized exist of China, we'll hear a lot more accusations on how closed China's Internet is. The presumption of Google's move would be that China's Internet is closed while the rest of the world (in which Google still does business) is open. Of course, anyone who has even remote experience with China's internet (and Chinese … [Read more...] about What does “Internet Censorship” Mean?
Green Dam Follow up – Stopping China Through the WTO
The Green Dam controversy continues. Most recently, U.S. trade officials also seem to be getting into the act. The following is an excerpt from a recent WSJ report: … [Read more...] about Green Dam Follow up – Stopping China Through the WTO
(Letter from BI Yantao) China: Internet censorship tightened
As Beijing Olympics closed, the Internet censorship in China further tightened. Undeniably, this deterioration has affected and frustrated an increasing number of netizens in China. … [Read more...] about (Letter from BI Yantao) China: Internet censorship tightened