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Rep. DeLauro Signs Change.org's Call for Clinton to Condemn China DDoS Attacks

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, April 26 2011

Change.org, the increasingly high-profile political petitioning site, has really banging pots around the story that its systems are being targeted by "Chinese hackers" angered by the more than hundred thousand ... Read More

After Attacks, Change.org Asks 'Where's the State Department?'

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, April 20 2011

Photo credit: Meneer De Braker Yesterday, we noted that Change.org was reporting that it was the victim of a distributed denial of service attack originating from China, and was calling on the State Department for help ... Read More

Facebook Wants to Be Liked in Washington, China

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, April 20 2011

White House photo by Pete Souza Facebook is considering expanding into China, and with that the country will face some tough choices, report the Wall Street Journal's Elizabeth Williamson, Amy Schatz, and Geoffrey A. ... Read More

Change.org Asks for State Department Help Fending Off Chinese Hackers

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, April 19 2011

Photo credit: sanfamedia.com Change.org says that they're the victim of a distributed denial of service attack perpetrated by "Chinese hackers." The target, it seems, is a petition that is calling for the ... Read More

Shanghai Surprise: Jon Huntsman's Great Firewall Circumvention Moment

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, March 29 2011

Jon Huntsman, the outgoing U.S. Ambassador to China, is getting a lot of attention for maybe possibly running as a Republican presidential candidate. Close watchers of the Internet and politics space might know ... Read More

Facebook's China Jaunt Makes Case for Digital Security

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, March 25 2011

Internet researchers are debating whether the fact that AT&T customers found their connections to Facebook passing through China earlier this week was a routing mistake or something more sinister. Either way, the ... Read More

"Protest! I Said, Protest!"

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, March 25 2011

So, that New York Times lede that had a Beijing entrepreneur getting his cell phone turned off by authorities when he quoted Hamlet -- "the lady doth protest too much" -- might not hold up. The blog Shanghai ... Read More

China's Politics of Digital Geography

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, March 22 2011

More from China. Beijing is cracking down on "illegal online mapping services." By the end of this month, all web-based maps are expected to have applied for a government license authorizing their operations. Read More

No Fans of Hamlet in China

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, March 22 2011

The New York Times' Sharon LaFraniere and David Barboza have a remarkable report from Beijing, where Chinese authorities, on edge because of the Middle East, have in recent days tightened their grip on the web and cell ... Read More

North Korea, More Digital Than You Might Think

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, March 18 2011

In this month's Atlantic, Robert S. Boynton reports that Chinese tech cast-offs, thumb drives, radio, mobile phones are getting used by North Koreans and allies in South Korea and Japan to produce reports from inside the ... Read More