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China orders online sellers to register details

Online sellers in China will have to provide their real names and addresses or pay hefty fines under new rules introduced Thursday, in Beijing's latest move to tighten control of the web.

Jul 01, 2010
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China defends Internet 'Great Firewall'

China on Tuesday defended its right to censor the Internet, saying it needed to do so to ensure state security, and cautioned other nations to respect how it polices the world's largest online population.

Jun 08, 2010
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Some blocked websites now accessible in China

(AP) -- Some websites, including ones with pornography, that were previously blocked by China's Internet censors were accessible inside the country Friday, though reasons for the change were unclear.

Jun 04, 2010
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Dalai Lama to tweet with Chinese web users

The Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, will hold his first online chat with Chinese web users via Twitter on Friday, despite efforts by Beijing to silence him on the mainland.

May 21, 2010
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Thailand censors more websites as protests persist

(AP) -- George Orwell's "1984" had its Big Brother, and Thailand has Ranongrak Suwanchawee. The country's information minister stares down from billboards along Bangkok's expressways, warning that "Bad websites ...

May 08, 2010
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China wants telecom companies to inform on clients

(AP) -- China is poised to strengthen a law to require telecommunications and Internet companies to inform on customers who discuss state secrets, potentially forcing businesses to collaborate with the country's ...

Apr 27, 2010
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US author says China media can't cover Google book

(AP) -- The author of a new book about Google will not promote it in China next month because he says the government is restricting the Chinese media's writings about the company since it moved its search engine off the ...

Apr 08, 2010
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Google service disruption bodes ill for Chinese

(AP) -- Disruptions suffered by Google Inc.'s Chinese search service show how vulnerable it remains to the country's Internet police - a threat industry executives said is likely to drive users and advertisers in the mainland ...

Mar 31, 2010
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