The outcome of China's leadership transition is just as important to Australia's future as the US presidential race. But the details of what exactly is taking place are not well understood. writes Paul Pennay.
Vietnam is acting like what some have called an enemy of the internet is true. Whether it’s doing a very good job is up for debate, writes a Hanoi resident.
Stephen Conroy slams Google for its hypocritical stance on the government's proposed internet filter. But the Minister has a little China problem of his own.
China puts millions of dollars and employs tens of thousands of people to keep its internet heavily censored -- but enterprising citizens have still found ways around it. The Guardian explains how it's done.
Straight from the Ministry of Truth: the WashPo has a leaked copy of the Chinese government's instructions to news sites on how to report on Google's decision to stop censoring its search results.
Google is keeping track of which of its services are currently being blocked in mainland China. Gmail and News are still accessible, but Blogger and YouTube are no-go zones.
Google co-founder Sergey Brin explains why the company finally decided to stop playing ball with the Chinese government's internet censorship, and says doing business with them reminded him of his childhood in the Soviet Union.
You can't access Facebook or YouTube in China -- but you can freely look at porn. The Chinese government is OK with its citizens sharing pics of their willies -- just not sharing political information.
Google has stopped censoring its search engine results in China today, in what Human Rights Watch has described as “a crucial moment for freedom of expression in China”.