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7 january 2013 the ruling chinese communist party (ccp) passed legislation during the final session of the standing committee of the national people's congress on december 28 to further strengthen the country's anti-democratic internet censorship laws the “decision on strengthening the protection of online. Alibaba, baidu, sina and tencent: china is full of successful, homegrown internet companies, many of which are worth billions of dollars yet of these, only this essay was adapted from anupam chander's new book: the electronic silk road: how the web binds the world together through commerce.
Behind china's vaunted internet censorship are throngs of specialized police officers, fake commentators, and ever-changing technologies but china watchers have puzzled over the system's modus operandi some posts are swiftly culled, whereas others on seemingly more sensitive topics are left. In its 2009 report on chinese internet censorship, the oni described increasingly pervasive and sophisticated filtering tactics public persuasion efforts: a number of prominent liberal chinese intellectuals and journalists occasionally write essays on personal blogs in which they criticize the government's. In recent years, china has been increasing their internet censorship in major ways, bringing them to the forefront of the media spotlight the government has been tightening their grip on information and content that is published online this sample essay from a world class writer at ultius explores the.