Chinese Censors Tighten Grip on Internet | The Foundry

State Internet Information Office – The new internal China Cyber Monitoring agency. With it’s 446 million users online will find it harder to get to the outside world. In order to give the people power is to guide them to proxy servers were they have a chance to get outside and not be traced. 

In 2010, for instance, blocks on Facebook and Twitter became permanent. Average users are isolated from the international social media and exposed to a manipulated online information landscape controlled by the Chinese government. China’s Freedom on the Net score declined from 79 in 2009 to 83 in 2011–with 100 being the worst possible rating.

via Chinese Censors Tighten Grip on Internet | The Foundry.


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I am a veteran served on the USS Saratoga. After the military I worked on computers for the last 30 or so years. I worked as a hardware, software, network, email, groupware developer and security dude. I am now an abuelo. I belive in guarding the guards. We are all citizen warriors for our country the 5th battlefield is Cyber Space so here I am. Later, quis custodiet ipsos custodes? View all posts by gatoMalo

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