Blocked on Weibo: What Gets Suppressed on China's Version of Twitter (And Why)

Blocked on Weibo: What Gets Suppressed on China's Version of Twitter (And Why)

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Though often described with foreboding buzzwords such as "The Great Firewall" and the "censorship regime," Internet regulation in China is rarely either obvious or straightforward. This was the inspiration for China specialist Jason Q. Ng to write an innovative computer script that would make it possible to deduce just which terms are suppressed on China’s most important social media site, Sina Weibo. The remarkable and groundbreaking result is Blocked on Weibo… (more)

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Publisher: New Press, The (August 06, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

File size: 5.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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