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The Story of China’s Biggest Social Network

In China, most people cann't visit Twitter and Facebook. But there is still a very large market for social network. Tencet is the most influencial company in this field. Till this month, only the number of its mobile users has reached about 400 million. In last year, the number of the peaking current users of its desk clients was more than 167 million. So you may have to learn about the story if you want to know the network application in China—— a internet giant in Chian. Here is an article…

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Added by ZHOU Hui on September 25, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

OECD updated Guidelines on the Protection of Privacy and Transborder Flows of Personal Data

On 11 July 2013 the OECD Council adopted a revised Recommendation Concerning Guidelines Governing the Protection of Privacy and Transborder Flows of Personal Data (“Privacy Guidelines”). This revision is the first since the original 1980 release of the Guidelines and arises out of a call by Ministers in the 2008 Seoul Declaration for the Future of the Internet Economy to assess the Guidelines in light of “changing technologies, markets and user behaviour, and the growing importance of…

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Added by ZHOU Hui on September 19, 2013 at 11:46am — No Comments

Serious breach limit set for online rumors in China

Serious breach limit set for online rumors

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-09/09/content_16955304.htm

By Cao Yin ( chinadaily.com.cn)

China's top judicial authorities have defined what is a "serious case" of spreading false information online.

Libelous or damaging rumors posted online and viewed at least 5,000 times or forwarded 500 times are classed as a "serious" breach of…

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Added by ZHOU Hui on September 9, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Letter from Lavabit

http://lavabit.com/

My Fellow Users,

I have been forced to make a difficult decision: to become complicit in crimes against the American people or walk away from nearly ten years of hard work by shutting down Lavabit. After significant soul searching, I have decided to suspend operations. I wish that I could legally share with you the events that led to my decision. I cannot. I feel you deserve to know what’s going…

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Added by ZHOU Hui on September 1, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

EPIC's Petition to the NSA

EPIC announced a petition to the NSA to conduct a public rulemaking on the agency's monitoring and collection of communications traffic within the United States. 5 U.S.C. § 553(e).

The petition letter is as follows:

http://epic.org/NSApetition/

June 17, 2013

Dear General Alexander and Secretary Hagel:…

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Added by ZHOU Hui on August 26, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Privacy vs Copyright

The concept of privacy was proposed for the first time by American scholars announced " The Right to Privacy" http://groups.csail.mit.edu/mac/classes/6.805/articles/privacy/Privacy_brand_warr2.html at "Harvard Law Review"in 1890, who are Brandeis and Warren. This paper they distinguished the right to privacy from copyright.

It's very interesting that we have to deal…

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Added by ZHOU Hui on August 20, 2013 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

China to boost information consumption

Promoting the consumption of information - a field that involves e-commerce, the Internet and cloud computing technology - can effectively drive demand, create new sources of economic growth and help consumption upgrading, said the document posted on the central government's website. In this context, there will be a more available, accessible and affordable Internet to all average people in China.

Here is the news …

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Added by ZHOU Hui on August 19, 2013 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance

International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance

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Added by ZHOU Hui on August 8, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

The Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on Strengthening Internet Information Protection

(unofficial English translation)



The Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on Strengthening  

Internet Information Protection



(Adopted at the 30th Session of Standing Committee of the 11th National People’s Congress on December 28, 2012)



In order to protect Internet information security, safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of citizens, legal…

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Added by ZHOU Hui on August 4, 2013 at 1:19pm — No Comments

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