Asia Times Online, May 25, 2011 (LINK)
On Thursday, May 19, prominent Danish film director Lars von Trier publicly expressed sympathy for Adolph Hitler. The board of directors of Cannes, the world’s pre-eminent film festival, promptly announced that Von Trier was no longer welcome at the festival.
This was a brave decision, especially considering that [...]
HUFFPOST TECH, May 19, 2011 (LINK)
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Eight New York residents sued Baidu Inc and the Chinese government on Wednesday, accusing China’s biggest search engine of conspiring with its rulers to censor pro-democracy speech.
The eight pro-democracy activists claim violations of the U.S. Constitution and, according to the plaintiffs’ lawyer, the suit [...]
Yahoo News May 16, (Link)
BEIJING (AFP) – The number of Internet users in China, already the world’s largest online market, hit 477 million at the end of March, a senior government official was quoted by state media as saying Monday.
The official from the Telecommunications Administration Bureau, which falls under the Ministry of [...]