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21 years: Modern China is too busy to remember

21 years: Modern China is too busy to remember

On the 21st anniversary of the Tiananmen incident, it feels that modern China is just too busy to remember what happened.

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Google In China Is Better Than No Google In China

Google In China Is Better Than No Google In China

Google.cn features manipulated & censored search results, but it still offers Chinese internet users a choice other than Baidu. Less choice is less freedom.

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China’s Mainstream Media Views On China Blogs & Bloggers

China’s Mainstream Media Views On China Blogs & Bloggers

Does China’s mainstream media fear competition from new media like the internet? Editors of the People’s Daily don’t think so, and say bloggers are parasites.

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Stanford Professors, Establishing A Legal Company & Rich People

Stanford Professors, Establishing A Legal Company & Rich People

A Stanford professor takes a serious look at The Onion’s satire of China, a bunch of good advice on starting a company in China, & expectations of poor people.

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Talking Diplomatically: John Kerry On Climate Change

Talking Diplomatically: John Kerry On Climate Change

What can a former American presidential candidate and Frankenstein double teach us about diplomacy in communications over sensitive but important issues?

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Persecuted Religious Movements, Product Reviews, & Internet Stats

Persecuted Religious Movements, Product Reviews, & Internet Stats

Why China is the worst place to study controversial issues, great Chinese websites for dining, travel, cosmetics, IT, & education reviews, & 338 million users!

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Shanghai Blogger Summit: Not To Be Outdone By Beijing Bloggers

Shanghai Blogger Summit: Not To Be Outdone By Beijing Bloggers

An introduction to the bunch of China bloggers based in Shanghai who met up for drinks and lively conversation, and a review of the shenanigans they were up to.

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chinaSMACK Celebrates Surviving DoS, Then Goes Down

chinaSMACK Celebrates Surviving DoS, Then Goes Down

Immediately after celebrating their first birthday, chinaSMACK ironically goes down & is now inaccessible. Is this another DoS attack? Due to the Urumqi riots?

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Observations & Insights Of A Blog Blocked By China’s Great Firewall

Observations & Insights Of A Blog Blocked By China’s Great Firewall

ULN, the blogger of CHINAYOUREN English and Spanish-language blog about China currently blocked by China’s GFW, shares his insights into Chinese net censorship.

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Google Needs to Behave To Succeed, Say Chinese Bloggers

Google Needs to Behave To Succeed, Say Chinese Bloggers

BloggerInsight asks notable Chinese bloggers how CCTV’s recent attacks against Google will affect Google’s business in China. Their answers might not be pretty.

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Green Dam & CCTV’s Attacks On Google – 12 Point Review

Green Dam & CCTV’s Attacks On Google – 12 Point Review

A 12 point summary of the entire Green Dam Youth Escort web-filtering and censorship software controversy and the CCTV attacking Google for porn links scandal.

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The Good, Bad, & Ugly Of Trains, Youth, Politics, Dissidents & CCTV

The Good, Bad, & Ugly Of Trains, Youth, Politics, Dissidents & CCTV

CNR’s Weekly Review highlights some of the most interesting and can’t miss blog posts from the English China blogosphere. This week: June 14-20, 2009.

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John Fan: The China Internet Market For Taiwanese Companies

John Fan: The China Internet Market For Taiwanese Companies

John Fan introduced his Facebook Application development company, Cardinal Blue Software, along with their headline app/game, Friend Stock, at Barcamp Shanghai 2009,... 

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China’s Great Firewall Blocks Twitter, Flickr, Hotmail, Live, Bing

China’s Great Firewall Blocks Twitter, Flickr, Hotmail, Live, Bing

Several major websites & services have been blocked by the Chinese government in anticipation of the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Incident.

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chinaSMACK Smacked: Victim Of Denial of Service (DoS) Attack

chinaSMACK Smacked: Victim Of Denial of Service (DoS) Attack

chinaSMACK, a popular English language China blog, is suffering from a Denial of Service attack. Why? Who is behind it? Unhappy nationalistic Chinese hackers?

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