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China Censors PewDiePie For Criticizing Communist Regime

China Censors PewDiePie For Criticizing Communist Regime

Top YouTuber called out NBA and Blizzard for kowtowing to oppressive ChiComs Top YouTube personality PewDiePie has been censored in China after condemning the Communist regime’s oppressive tactics against the Hong Kong protesters and criticizing American companies willing to appease them at the expense of American values.PewDiePie, AKA Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, slammed the NBA…

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8 apps and video games China has a hand in

8 apps and video games China has a hand in

Hong Kong protesters rely on technology China’s growing importance in the technology world is a double-edged sword for U.S. brands. As controversies involving Apple and Activision Blizzard have shown of late, the opportunity to play in the country’s mammoth consumer market can also land companies in hot water around the globe. Issues like the Chinese…

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Hong Kong May Be the Battleground for a New Cyber Cold War

Hong Kong May Be the Battleground for a New Cyber Cold War

Hong Kong has become a test case for China’s efforts to shape cyberspace beyond the Great Firewall. Demonstrators shine their cellphones and wave U.S. national flags during a rally on Monday in Hong Kong. Billy H.C. Kwok/Getty Images Earlier this month, Ip Kwok-him, a top adviser to Hong Kong’s embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam, mused…

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Net Neutrality Is A Sideshow To Big Tech’s Online Conversation Bans

Net Neutrality Is A Sideshow To Big Tech’s Online Conversation Bans

Last week, in a highly anticipated decision in the Mozilla v. FCC case, the DC Circuit largely upheld the Federal Communication Commission’s repeal of the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules, which imposed a variety of regulations on Internet Service Providers (ISPs). While not a complete victory for the Trump administration (among other things, it opened the…

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Apple’s China controversy is the price of doing business

Apple’s China controversy is the price of doing business

Apple (AAPL) is facing continued backlash from its decision to pull two apps in response to ongoing protests in Hong Kong against the Chinese government.The first app, HKmap.live, allowed protesters to crowdsource the location of police and barricades. The second was the app for the publication Quartz, which was pulled from the App Store in…

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Hong Kong app: Lawmaker asks Tim Cook to prioritize ‘values over profits’

Hong Kong app: Lawmaker asks Tim Cook to prioritize ‘values over profits’

The controversy continues over the Hong Kong app which identifies protest hotspots. A lawmaker and tech entrepreneur has now accused Apple of being ‘an accomplice for Chinese censorship and oppression.’ Apple first banned, then allowed, then again banned the HKmap app, which shows map locations with a heavy police presence… NordVPN Chinese authorities claim the…

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