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Blocked on Weibo
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Jason Q. Ng
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-06 - Publisher: New Press, The

Though often described with foreboding buzzwords such as "The Great Firewall" and the "censorship regime," Internet regulation in China is rarely either obvious or straightforward. This was the inspiration for China specialist Jason Q. Ng to write an innovative computer script that would make it possible to deduce just which
Blocked on Weibo
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Jason Ng
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-27 - Publisher: New Press, The

Lists over one hundred words and phrases that are blocked on China's most popular social networking site, offering possible explanations as to why these terms are deemed so damaging or dangerous by the government.
The Great Firewall of China
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: James Griffiths
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-14 - Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.

‘Readers will come away startled at just how fragile the online infrastructure we all depend on is and how much influence China wields – both technically and politically' – Jason Q. Ng, author of Blocked on Weibo 'An urgent and much needed reminder about how China's quest for cyber sovereignty
Covering China from Cyberspace in 2014
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: China Digital Times
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-15 - Publisher: China Digital Times Inc

“Covering China from Cyberspace in 2014” reviews the year’s major events as seen through the eyes of Chinese censors and the netizens who are brave enough to defy them. A crackdown on free speech and activism that began as soon as President Xi Jinping took office in 2012 only intensified
LikeWar
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: P. W. Singer, Emerson T. Brooking
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-02 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Two defense experts explore the collision of war, politics, and social media, where the most important battles are now only a click away. Through the weaponization of social media, the internet is changing war and politics, just as war and politics are changing the internet. Terrorists livestream their attacks, “Twitter