How to Deal with the Chinese Police
A casual visitor to China today does not get the impression of a police state. Life bustles along as people pursue work, fashion, sports, romance, amusement, and so on, without any sign of being under coercion. But the government spends...
Who’d You Rather Be Watched By: China or the U.S.?
Reports of U.S. gathering data on emails and phone calls have stoked fears of an over-reaching government spying on its citizens. Chinese artist Ai Weiwei worries that China will use the U.S. as an example to bolster its argument for...
China’s Cyberattacks — At What Cost?
James Fallows: Here are some initial reactions on the latest hacking news.
Internet Development and Information Control in the People’s Republic of China
Since its founding in 1949, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has often been accused of manipulating the flow of information and prohibiting the dissemination of viewpoints that criticize the government or stray from the official...