1. June 29, 2010

    Chinese Government Not Happy With Google.cn Redirect

    Google.cn's new redirect landing page. China's government tells Google it cannot keep redirecting Google.cn to google.com.hk if it wants to renew the ICP license required for the google.cn domain.
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  2. June 28, 2010

    The Decline of Everything, and Why Innovation Won’t Save Us

    pessimism In the face of all the bad news out there, it's tough not to fall in with the nattering nabobs of negativism. Say hello to a reluctant new optimist.
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  3. June 24, 2010

    GoSo.cn: A Search Engine For The People Against Baidu?

    goso-vs-google-logos Would you trust the People's Daily, official mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party, to provide you with trusted internet search results? More so than Baidu?
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  4. June 20, 2010

    The Foxconn Night Shift

    Industrial Scene, Pittsburgh - Aaron Harry Gorson - 1928
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  5. June 19, 2010

    American Companies Poisoned Homeowners With Chinese Drywall

    Smelly drywall made in Tianjin, China. Recent news show that American builders & contractors had known about possible Chinese drywall issues but chose to stay quiet to continuing selling to customers.
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  6. June 17, 2010

    Cyclicality and Negative Online Comment Payola

    ouroboros Enter the new age of online comment payola, where competitors fight for message control and consumers look for the truth.
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  7. June 16, 2010

    You’ve Always Known You Are Not So Smart

    Just so Stan doesn’t feel lonely in being the only one apologizing for our recent lack of posts, I’m sorry….more »

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  8. June 14, 2010

    Chinese Soccer–An Allegory Of China’s Status In The World

    Chinese soccer/football team. Despite the growth, economics, & superb performances during the Olympics, China is a nation in love with soccer, & full of angst over its inability to compete.
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  9. June 13, 2010

    Online Abuse: Who Should Pay?

    online-abuse Is cyber bullying just a fact of life or should there be penalties for abusive behavior? One Tsinghua professor is looking for his day in court.
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  10. June 10, 2010

    The (Limited) Rise of Labor in China

    "Steel" - Thomas Hart Benton - 1928 Labor is on the rise in China, but Beijing will no doubt keep a tight leash on collectivized bargaining and workers rights.
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  11. China’s Doubletalking Internet White Paper

    CCP Doubletalk The Chinese State Council recently released a white paper alleging that "Chinese citizens fully enjoy freedom of speech on the Internet." Oh really, is that so?
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  12. June 9, 2010

    Foreigner Stereotypes, Sex, and the First-Ever Foreigner Poll!

    good-shanghai-girl-seeking-marriage Are you a foreigner? Come take the poll and help us determine if stereotypes about foreigners are true or not.
    67 Comments | Read Post »

  13. June 6, 2010

    Google Left China = Baidu Gained = Chinese Netizens Lose

    Baidu CEO Robin Li. 2 months after Google dismantled its internet search engine in China, the good news is that Google hasn't been blocked but the bad news is Baidu is stronger.
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  14. June 5, 2010

    Anniversaries, Apathy, and Annoyance

    delacroix-liberty All of the sturm und drang surrounding the anniversary of Beijing's most famous modern political protest has made me cranky.
    106 Comments | Read Post »

  15. June 4, 2010

    Banning Torture: A Good First Step

    zhao-zuohai China's new restrictions on evidence obtained through torture won't do any good without giving the court the power to independently enforce them.
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  16. June 2, 2010

    Kai Pan Has An Evil Impostor! Score! Level Up!

    Impostor. Please note that recent comments made by "Kai Pan" on many China blogs are actually made by an impostor who harbors some grudge against the real Kai Pan, er me.
    59 Comments | Read Post »