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· January, 2010

Stories about China from January, 2010

19 January 2010

China: Twitter survey on a Google departure

As Chinese Internet users wait for Google's decision regarding the future of its operations in China, one netizen has begun surveying peers for their views on what Google should do...

13 January 2010

China: Google's possible exile leads to cyber protests; Netizens on move

Do no evil, Google says. But the irony is that it did help the Chinese government block sensitive information from the Chinese internet users, which is necessary for it to...

China: Goodbye, Google

12 January 2010

China: Iranian Cyber Army aims at Chinese critics, misses target entirely

"The feelings of the Iranians were hurt by the Chinese people," writes one Chinese Twitter user after pro-government Iranian hackers attacked China's largest search engine, which prompted a counterattack by...

China: Controversial conviction of lawyer in corruption crackdown

With twenty gang lawyers arrested in Chongqing's corruption crackdown, the conviction of one last week has locals tired of lawlessness on one side and lawyers across the country seeing malfeasance...

China: Baidu hacked by Iranian Cyber Army

11 January 2010

China: Eight characteristics of fake “patriots”

China: Bloggers’ Reviews of Avatar

James Cameron’s blockbuster, Avatar, was released in China on 2 January 2010, two weeks later than the rest of the world. It is proving popular among the Chinese people. Apart...

10 January 2010

Iran: Chinese cyberactivists support Iranians

Since the recent mass demonstration in Iran against the Islamic Regime, dozens of Chinese “netizens” have joined the #iranelection Twitter community, even going so far as to create their own...

China: New Ticketing System For Train Riders

As “Chunyun”—the travel season before, during, and after the Chinese New Year—approaches, two of China’s largest rail lines are adopting a “real-name” ticketing system. Information Times reported Friday that passengers traveling on...

7 January 2010

China: Welcome back, Yeeyan

5 January 2010

China: Will you accept ‘Naked Marriage’?

A new term has become popular recently among Chinese netizens: ‘naked marriage’ (裸婚). Don’t be mistaken, but the term has a special meaning: it means getting married without a house,...

China: Early cyberdissident joins Twitter

4 January 2010

Blogging about Culture and Interracial Marriages

A Number of mixed race and religion families are sharing their experiences in the blogosphere. The trial and tribulations of inter racial couples show a mirror to how far we,...

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