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Even For Censorship Savvy China, Icts Can Cut Through Corruption, Study Finds | TechPresident

May 23, 2014

A 2009 study of Chinese censorship by Rebecca MacKinnon revealed that sometimes 50 percent or more of posts with censor-trigger words remain online. While “corruption” is one of 50 categories under which officials censor materials, a test revealed that ...

Saving Privacy

  • By
  • Rebecca MacKinnon,
  • New America Foundation
May 19, 2014 |

China's Latest Crackdown On Porn Has Little To Do With Porn | Quartz

April 14, 2014

“Historically in China … the technology used to censor porn has ended up being used more vigorously to censor political content than smut,” Rebecca MacKinnon, an expert on China's internet, wrote about a previous campaign in 2009. That year, several ...

As Turkey's Erdogan Has Discovered, You Can't Turn Off Twitter | The Guardian

March 22, 2014

... way the NSA and GCHQ have turned it into an Orwellian dream machine, and in the way the Chinese have invented a new form of tech-savvy governance – what the internet freedom campaigner Rebecca Mackinnon named "networked authoritarianism".

Free Flow of Information or Censorship? | KCRW

March 14, 2014

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Is Digital Technology Advancing or Limiting Freedom of the Press?

  • By
  • Rebecca MacKinnon,
  • New America Foundation
March 10, 2014 |

Linkedin Makes Major Play For China | Los Angeles Times

February 24, 2014

As a professional networking service, not a more general service such as Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn may have a shot at operating in China, said Rebecca MacKinnon, China expert and human rights activist with New America Foundation. But, MacKinnon ...

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Where is Microsoft Bing's Transparency Report?

  • By
  • Rebecca MacKinnon,
  • New America Foundation
February 14, 2014 |
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