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Oiwan Lam · November, 2014

a media activist, researcher and educator currently based in Hong Kong. my chinese writings are in inmediahk.net and my twitter account is @oiwan.

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from November, 2014

China Touts Local Ground Rules for the Global Internet

While attendees at last week's World Internet Conference in China enjoyed relatively open Internet access, thousands of websites were blocked throughout much of the country.

​Why an Open Letter Attacking China's Professors for ‘Blackening the Motherland’ Is So Worrisome

Some observers fear the letter, published in a local Chinese Communist Party newspaper, is a sign that a purge of free-thinking professors is coming.

There's a Dark Side to Alibaba's Massive Profits in China

Alibaba made $9.3 billion on China's Single's Day, a popular online shopping day. But much of its success is due to its cooperation with the Chinese government in punishing dissidents.

The Poetry and Brief Life of a Foxconn Worker

Chinese Are Seeing Red Over Government's ‘APEC Blue’ Anti-Pollution Efforts

People are forbidden from burning coal to heat their homes and factories, schools and government offices are closed -- in order to ensure smog-free blue skies in Beijing during APEC.

Apple's China Experience Sours as State Hackers Target iCloud Data

Experts see the attacks as emblematic of the proverbial price paid by foreign companies that choose to make their services available in China.

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