Tag: censorship

Cannes Film Festival, Risking China’s Ire, to Screen Hong Kong Protest Documentary

The Cannes Film Festival plans to screen a controversial new documentary on Hong Kong’s 2019 pro-democracy unrest on Friday, courting another film-industry clash with Beijing...

Academics Bristle Over LinkedIn Blocking Their Profiles in China

SINGAPORE—Eyck Freymann, an Oxford University doctoral student, was surprised to get a notice from LinkedIn this month telling him his account had been blocked in...

Opinion: After Capitol insurrection and fallout, it is time for new laws for social media

The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has led to the biggest reckoning in the history of the internet, and will likely be a tipping point...

President Trump says George Floyd’s death was ‘terrible’ but says ‘more white people,’ die at hands of police than Blacks in U.S.

“ ‘So are white people. So are white people. What a terrible question to ask. So are white people. More white people, by the way....

How Google took on China—and lost

Google’s first foray into Chinese markets was a short-lived experiment. Google China’s search engine was launched in 2006 and abruptly pulled from mainland China in 2010...