Urges Microsoft and Cisco to Reconsider China. This week saw two disappointing decisions by two major American companies, Microsoft and Cisco, that appear to be choosing to become little tech helpers to China's repressive regime rather than choosing to be a force for good.
For Cisco, it's more of the same. For Microsoft, it's a disappointing turn. China’s Internet censorship is perhaps the most pervasive and its filtering system most sophisticated. Breaching Trust: An analysis of surveillance and security practices on China’s TOM-Skype platform.
浏览 / Browsing. 浏览 / Browsing. 绕过防火墙 / Firewall of China. 新闻 / News. 加密聊天 / IM. List of blacklisted keywords in the People's Republic of China. The government of China has set up a system of internet censorship, intending to block internet users within Mainland China from accessing material deemed undesirable, such as foreign news sites, sites with dissident political content, many Hong Kong and Taiwanese websites, and pornography.
However, some people in mainland China are buying software for them to access Google, Facebook,etc. This software is generally not very expensive.