Tag Archives: China

China Web Sites Seeking Users’ Names

NYTimes – “News Web sites in China, complying with secret government orders, are requiring that new users log on under their true identities to post comments, a shift in policy that the country’s Internet users and media have fiercely opposed in the past.”

Comments Off

Twitterers defy China’s firewall

BBC NEWS – “On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen killings, social networking sites such as Twitter and the photo-sharing site Flickr were blocked in China in an attempt by the government to prevent online discussion on the subject”

Comments Off

National Library of China to add its records to OCLC WorldCat

Press Release – “The National Library of China, the largest library in Asia, will add its bibliographic records to the OCLC WorldCat database, the world’s most comprehensive online resource for finding items held in libraries, making those records available to researchers worldwide.”

Comments Off

“The Connection Has Been Reset”

The Atlantic – “China’s Great Firewall is crude, slapdash, and surprisingly easy to breach. Here’s why it’s so effective anyway.”

Comments Off

Building Libraries

“A fundraising effort, sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to support youth literacy and education in rural China, has raised enough money to build eight libraries in these often-neglected regions of the country.”

Comments Off

Bad Filtering

BBC – “China’s firewall that tries to sanitise web browsing is much more porous than previously thought, says a study.”

Comments Off

© Copyright 2014, Information Today, Inc., All rights reserved.