Monday, October 18, 2021

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What ‘Really’ Makes You Share Online? Researchers Now Know

Newspapers, television, and radio used to be the places you went to for your current affairs stories. Now, you mostly share online through handheld devices and...

China is Confusing the World with Disinformation

The digital revolution has closed the information gap, but it also has increased the chances of citizens falling into tropes created by foreign state-sponsored...

National Cyber Security Centre Warns British Businesses of Chinese Hacking

Some 2,300 British businesses were recently contacted by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and urged to update their servers and use the latest...

YouTube’s Communist China-linked Employees

Google’s dealings with China have always raised suspicions due to the company’s ambivalent attitude to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), behavior that appears aimed...

How Teen Influencers Impact Social Media Marketing

Social media brought with it a new form of marketing — influencer marketing by teen influencers. An influencer is basically a person who has...

US Takes Action Against Chinese Hacking Group

The U.S. government has legally charged seven members of a China-based hacking group called APT41. Of the seven members, five are Chinese nationals. They...

Misinterpreted Online Comment Leads to Loss of Job for American Violinist

Yi-Wen Jiang is a Chinese born American violinist who has been an American citizen for more than two decades. He was recently expelled from...

Twitter Blocked Chinese Virologist Who Claimed CCP Coronavirus Was Made in China

Micro-blogging site Twitter recently suspended the account of Dr. Li-Meng Yan, a Chinese virologist who has around 60,000 followers. Her crime — she suggested...

What Europe’s ‘Save the Internet’ Movement Was All About

In 2013, thousands of Internet users across Europe banded together for the ‘Save the Internet’ movement aimed at maintaining net neutrality. Four years later...

The Top 4 VPNs to Circumvent the Great Firewall of China

If you plan on traveling to China anytime soon, you should know that you won’t be able to access some of your favorite websites...
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