How the corona crisis led to even more surveillance in China

Beijing The 27-year-old Liu, who only wants to be mentioned in the newspaper by his last name, looks up from his smartphone. In the distance he sees the bus he is waiting for. He is supposed to take him to his job at an internet company in the east Chinese city of Hangzhou. Liu lowers […]

“China scans social media for negative messages about coronavirus” NOW

The Chinese government is trying to control the flow of information about the corona virus COVID-19 via messages on WeChat and Twitter, research by VICE. The medium spoke to Chinese people who were pressured to take messages about the virus offline. A Chinese entrepreneur who was working in the American city of San Francisco suddenly […]