I worked as a research scientist at Google when Dragonfly was revealed and resigned in protest after a month of internally fighting for clarification.
Google's secret project to build a censored Chinese search engine bypassed the company's own security and privacy teams
Publicly, Google executive Ben Gomes has called the censored search engine “an exploration.” Privately, he wanted it completed “as soon as possible.”
Google’s plan for a censored search engine in China also blacklists terms like “Nobel Prize” and “human rights.”
How to: beat Chinese social media image-filtering
Eight years after Google initially took a stand against Internet censorship by exiting the Chinese search market, we are disappointed to learn the company has been secretly re-considering an extended collaboration with the massive censorship and surveillance-wielding state....
Lokman Tsui said a planned censored search engine will put Google in a weak position and alienate employees.
The company sampled searches from a Beijing-based website to hone its blacklists.
After The Intercept revealed Google's censored search engine for China, employees are “upset and scared” as executives restrict information, sources said.
A bug in iOS 11.3 – fixed in iOS 11.4.1 – revealed that Apple censors the Taiwanese flag on iPhones whose region is set to China …
Xi Jinping wants to wrest control of global cyber governance from the market economies of the west.
Redditor claims Chinese border guards installed malware on his phone
Chinese law professor: AI will end capitalism
China is rolling out a high-tech plan to give all of its 1.4 billion citizens a personal score, based on how they behave. But there are consequences if a score gets too low, and for some that's cause for concern.
Chinese jaywalkers are identified and shamed by facial recognition, and now they'll get warnings over text message
No matter what anyone tells you, we’re not ready for the massive societal upheavals on the way.
The PRC’s “social credit” scheme might have consequences for life in cities everywhere.
Chinese transit cops deploy face-recognition glasses to spot indebted people, oppressed ethnic/religious minorities and criminals
Far from the booming metropolis of Beijing, China is building a sprawling system that combines dystopian technology and human policing. “It’s a kind of frontline laboratory for surveillance.”
YouTube has suspended the video account of popular Chinese dissident Guo Wengui amid a mounting pressure from the Beijing government.
By pulling VPN apps from the App Store in China, Apple joins a long list of tech companies that have given in to censorship.
China forces Xinjiang Uyghurs to install mobile spyware, enforces with stop-and-frisk
China orders mobile app stores to remove VPN apps
Chinese wives, denied legal rights, hire "mistress dispellers" to keep their marriages intact
Chinese law requiring internet companies to spy on users comes into effect this week
Meet the Chinese netizens who combine a hatred for the ‘white left’ with
a love of US president Donald Trump.
Sinds deze week moeten autobezitters in de regio Sinkiang, waar 25 miljoen mensen wonen, verplicht een Chinese GPS-tracker in hun auto installeren zodat de overheid hen kan volgen. Wie dat niet d
China's private data-brokers will sell you full dossiers on anyone in the country
Typical English village mystified by its cult status among Chinese tourists
Mirror-filled Chinese bookstore seems infinite
Geen land ter wereld heeft zo'n omvangrijk systeem voor online censuur als China. Met sinoloog Tabitha Speelman zocht ik uit: wat kunnen we van de successen en mislukkingen van dit systeem leren?