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Chinese leadership takes on an increasingly assertive tone

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Chinese leadership takes on an increasingly assertive tone

With its growing economic might, China is seen as increasingly turning away from the West and its demands for reform. This shift was reflected in some tough talk this weekend by the Chinese premier, as the annual meeting of China's parliament drew to a close. For more, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Michael Kulma, and Deutsche Welle reports.

Posted: March 15, 2010 14:50   Comments: 8
China’s Great Firewall falls briefly, allowing YouTube & porn

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China’s Great Firewall falls briefly, allowing YouTube & porn

In an effort to curb exposure to unsavory web material, China has massively strengthened its Great Firewall. Internet censorship in China targets perceived threats to the government: political sites, social networks and more. But during brief periods in the past few days, internet users have been able to access forbidden sites -- even without going through a proxy.

Posted: January 5, 2010 16:11   Comments: 2
Taiwanese Internet gamers addicted to ‘Happy Farm’

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Taiwanese Internet gamers addicted to ‘Happy Farm’

"Happy Farm," a six-month-old Facebook application, has spawned millions of cyber farmers across Taiwan. Hsin-Yin Lee, a former associate producer at Worldfocus, writes about the current Taiwanese obsession with growing crops and using livestock.

Posted: October 28, 2009 14:46   Comments: 0
Iranians scour Internet for entertainment, evading censors

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Iranians scour Internet for entertainment, evading censors

Iranian students discuss how they bypass censorship and filters to find music and films, both online and in shops on the streets. They also explore the influence of Western culture and the backlash against it.

Posted: October 2, 2009 14:16   Comments: 1
One more reason to get a Mac

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One more reason to get a Mac

In another chapter of the story about how well Beijing is managing to manage Internet use in China, regulations issued yesterday require computers sold there to come with a program that blocks access to pornography sites.

Posted: June 9, 2009 16:43   Comments: 1
Estonia’s Internet guru Linnar Viik shares cyber strategy

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Estonia’s Internet guru Linnar Viik shares cyber strategy

Estonian Internet guru Linnar Viik explains his country's success and comments on 2007's cyber attack, when hackers tried to take down the most wired country in Europe.

Posted: April 8, 2009 07:07   Comments: 0
As global Internet use swells, piracy concerns also mount

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As global Internet use swells, piracy concerns also mount

Australia and India anticipate huge Web growth while Sweden battles with Internet piracy and sees impressive results.

Posted: April 7, 2009 16:13   Comments: 2
Estonia becomes E-stonia with digital revolution

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Estonia becomes E-stonia with digital revolution

A digital revolution is turning the tiny European nation of Estonia into a nation of Internet innovators. Estonians have put their digital identities onto their national identification cards, and much more.

Posted: April 7, 2009 15:16   Comments: 6
China blocks YouTube and calls violent Tibet video a fake

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China blocks YouTube and calls violent Tibet video a fake

China blocked the video-sharing network YouTube and the government denounced footage from a Tibetan exile group appearing to show security forces beating Tibetans in Lhasa last year.

Posted: March 25, 2009 15:57   Comments: 0
Britain may stir up school curriculum with Wikipedia, Twitter

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Britain may stir up school curriculum with Wikipedia, Twitter

A draft curriculum review of the British education system calls for primary school pupils to learn how to use Twitter, Wikipedia, blogging and podcasts as part of their school studies.

Posted: March 25, 2009 11:27   Comments: 2
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