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Facebook ‘made China censorship tool’


Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg recently spent time with China’s leader Xi Jinping, as well as taking time to learn Mandarin. AP

Facebook worked on special software so it could potentially accommodate censorship demands in China, according to a report in the New York Times.

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China Increases Scrutiny of Internet, Tech Companies


Computer users sit near a monitor display with a message from the Chinese police on the proper use of the Internet at an Internet cafe in Beijing, China.

The Chinese government has proposed taking part ownership of the country’s biggest Internet companies, and is subjecting American technology companies to mandatory reviews.Both moves are raising fears the government is attempting to exert even more control over web and tech firms in China. Continue reading

Facebook Scores Rare Legal Win in China


The Facebook logo is seen enlarged through glasses on a computer screen.

Facebook has won a rare trademark lawsuit in China over the use of a version of its name by a Chinese beverage maker. Continue reading

Tsering Woeser:Faith in Addition to Face – To Facebook, Inc.

published: December 30, 2014

On December 26, 2014, I reposted on my Facebook page a video of Tibetan Buddhist monk Kalsang Yeshe’s self-immolation that occurred on December 23 [in Tawu county, Continue reading

Amid Scrutiny, Facebook Suspends Chinese Dissident’s Account

4:35 pm HKT Dec 31, 2014


OB-TN551_facema_G_20120626181721Just as scrutiny of how Facebook treats China-related content is mounting, the social-networking service on Wednesday suspended the account of a prominent Chinese dissident writer, citing its policy against nudity.

Liao Yiwu, who lives in Berlin, said Wednesday Continue reading

Woeser Accuses Facebook of Censoring Posts

Tibetan writer Tsering Woeser has accused Facebook of censoring a post which included images of the recent self-immolation of Kalsang Yeshi, a 37-year-old monk who set himself Continue reading

Prominent Tibetan Activist Tsering Woeser Claims Facebook Censorship

woeser-498x450By Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times | December 26, 2014Last Updated: December 27, 2014 6:40 am

Tibetan writer Tsering Woeser. (Courtesy of Tsering Woeser)

Tsering Woeser, a well-known Tibetan writer and activist, Continue reading

Banned on Weibo: President Xi’s Facebook presence

By David Bandurski | Posted on 2014-08-11
The following post by “Kid Shoes_1009” (小童鞋_1009), was deleted sometime before 1:02 AM today, August 11, 2014. Continue reading