Chinese Censors Tighten Grip on Internet | The Foundry

State Internet Information Office – The new internal China Cyber Monitoring agency. With it’s 446 million users online will find it harder to get to the outside world. In order to give the people power is to guide them to proxy servers were they have a chance to get outside and not be traced. 

In 2010, for instance, blocks on Facebook and Twitter became permanent. Average users are isolated from the international social media and exposed to a manipulated online information landscape controlled by the Chinese government. China’s Freedom on the Net score declined from 79 in 2009 to 83 in 2011–with 100 being the worst possible rating.

via Chinese Censors Tighten Grip on Internet | The Foundry.

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