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Chinese Blogger Who Compiled Protest Data Missing, Believed Detained

Internet surfers at a cybercafe in Beijing

Internet surfers at a cybercafe in Beijing. Lists of names from WikiLeaks cables circulate on websites and popular microblogging platforms. AFP

A blogger and social media commentator who compiled meticulous daily lists of protests in China, making the results public via Google, Twitter and Weibo, has been incommunicado for nearly a week, along with his girlfriend, rights activists said on Tuesday. Continue reading

Chinese Twitter Users Concerned Over Executive Appointment

Associated Press, April 18, 2016
Twitter logo in Ventura,

FILE – A portrait of the Twitter logo in Ventura, California.

Chinese Twitter users have expressed concerns over the company’s appointment of a China regional executive who has a background working with the country’s military and state security apparatus.

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China’s Communist Party takes online war to Twitter

Online smear campaign against outspoken Chinese author highlights Beijing’s growing attempts to influence discussion on Twitter


The articles attacking Mr Xuecun have been Continue reading

New York Review of Books slams CIA with Twitter attack

August and technophobic literary journal released a barrage of reminders of agency’s controversial interrogation techniques

Lauren Gambino in New York
theguardian.com, Saturday 7 June 2014 15.47 EDT
CIA central intelligence agency. Continue reading

What Might Twitter In China Look Like?

In brief comments at Code Conference on Wednesday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said that while the company has no immediate plans for entry into China, Continue reading