TikTok sued for billions over use of children’s data
TikTok is facing a legal challenge from former children’s commissioner for England Anne Longfield over how it collects and uses children’s data.
NGO Working Globally to Keep China's Forced Confessions Off TV
In 2016, the Swedish human rights activist Peter Dahlin appeared on Chinese state television CCTV to say he had "caused harm to the Chinese government," and "hurt the feelings of the Chinese people," a confession made after about two weeks of questioning in a secret Beijing detention center.
China made a 'La La Land'-inspired propaganda musical about the life of Uyghur Muslims, which omits all mention of mass surveillance and oppression
China released a propaganda musical that purportedly depicts the life of Uyghur Muslims, which fails to mention mass surveillance and systematic human-rights abuses.
Irish journalist leaves China after rise in surveillance
Irish journalist Yvonne Murray, who reports for RTÉ News and Current Affairs from China, has been forced to leave the country because of mounting pressure from the Chinese authorities.
US ratchets up pressure on Chinese telecom firms
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is looking to strip three Chinese telecom firms of their US operating licenses.
China has brought its repressive surveillance tools to Hong Kong
Move to require ID for SIM card purchases follows website shutdown and controls
The disinformation tactics used by China
The Chinese embassy in London has criticised the BBC following a documentary about Chinese disinformation campaigns.
China Harassing, Intimidating Journalists With Surveillance Built to Curb COVID-19
Not a single foreign journalist working in China says conditions for news media improved in 2020, according to a report that says the Chinese Communist Party is using COVID-19 surveillance tools to scare members of the press.
China turning into world’s worst abuser of Internet freedom
While the whole world has entered into an era of freedom and expression where people are getting more digitally connected, the Chinese government aims to extend the control of cyberspace beyond its “Great Firewall”.
"China bans BBC World News in row over Xinjiang reporting "
China’s broadcasting regulator has banned BBC World News, accusing it of flouting guidelines over a hard-hitting report on Beijing’s treatment of the country’s Uighur minority.
China's racism: Powered by AI
China’s digital dictatorial influence extends beyond its borders and has seeped into multinational corporations and various government organizations.
Ofcom bans China’s state-owned CGTN news channel after ruling it is controlled by the Communist Party
Ofcom revokes UK broadcast licence for China’s CGTN channel after ruling it is controlled by Beijing
World’s longest internet shutdown ends in parts of Myanmar
The world’s longest internet shutdown — affecting more than a million people for 19 months in one of Myanmar’s ethnic conflict zones — has come to an end, according to a mobile operator based in the region.
China Has Stolen The Personal Data Of 80% Of American Adults: Report
The same system has allegedly been used by Chinese authorities to identify and suppress the Uighur Muslims. Under the guise of free check-ups, Chinese officials are collecting DNA that could help them target other family members and improve their facial recognition software.
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Cybersecurity: Companies in Africa need to do more to fight off attacks, says Kaspersky
Telling your boss that your company computer has been phished – victim of a campaign to obtain sensitive information through fraudulent emails – needs to be seen as a corporate win, not a danger to your job.
Deaths, self-immolation draw scrutiny on China tech giants
E-commerce workers who kept China fed during the coronavirus pandemic, making their billionaire bosses even richer, are so unhappy with their pay and treatment that one just set himself on fire in protest.
China's Huawei backtracks after filing for patent to identify Uyghurs
Chinese technology firm Huawei has backtracked on a patent application it filed for a facial recognition system meant to identify Uyghurs in China
Huawei patent mentions use of Uighur-spotting tech
A Huawei patent has been brought to light for a system that identifies people who appear to be of Uighur origin among images of pedestrians.
China’s insidious digital diplomacy
Under the garb of agreements regarding Digital Silk Road Initiative (DSRI), China has been using the members to pursue its hidden agenda in the digital world. Currently, China has agreements with at least 16 countries under its DSRI initiative.
China: Seekers of Covid-19 Redress Harassed
End Intimidation, Surveillance of Those Critical of Government Response
China's Surveillance Of Uighurs' Relatives abroad Exposed In Attempt To Gag Sweden Settler
The Chinese Communist Party government has gone a step ahead and devised a new social media surveillance system to put a tab on Uyghur Muslims staying overseas.
Alibaba facial recognition tech specifically picks out Uighur minority - report
Technology giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has facial recognition technology which can specifically pick out members of China’s Uighur minority, surveillance industry researcher IPVM said in a report.
Exclusive-Suspected Chinese hackers stole camera footage from African Union - memo
As diplomats gathered at the African Union’s headquarters earlier this year to prepare for its annual leaders’ summit, employees of the international organization made a disturbing discovery
Huawei reportedly used facial recognition in Uighur surveillance project
While facial recognition software is used as an added element of biometric security for smartphones and notebooks, it can also be used for more nefarious applications, particular as it pertains to invasive surveillance. It is why a recent report from The Washington Post concerning Huawei and the use of facial recognition software on Uighur minorities in China.