Censorship Tag

Leaked censorship directives hint at the regime’s priorities, but tighter controls have made them harder to obtain.Read More
The government has stepped up already tight controls over the internet.Read More
Tencent has been stepping up scrutiny on information circulating on its platforms. A total of 490 million false stories have been blocked this year.Read More
Chinese millennials with a dim view of their career and marriage prospects can wallow in despair with a range of teas such as “achieved-absolutely-nothing black tea”, and “my-ex's-life-is-better-than-mine fruit tea”.Read More
Following last month’s ban on VPN apps from App Store in China, the country’s government has moved to ban anonymity from the internet. Now no internet user can comment using a fake identity.Read More
China has now extended the scope of its censorship from political content to entertainment gossip.Read More
China's cyberspace authorities have ordered internet companies to close 60 popular celebrity gossip social media accounts in the latest in a series of crackdowns on independent media.Read More
WeChat censors content for all users registered with Chinese phone numbers even if they travel overseas or switch to an international number.Read More
The New York Times reports that Facebook has developed tools to prevent sensitive posts from appearing on feeds in "specific geographic areas".Read More
As China’s internet matures, it continues to grow more isolated from the rest of the world - thanks to the government’s Great Firewall.Read More