A new academic study by University of Michigan computer science professor Alex Halderman is uncovering the methods Iran is using to censor its Internet, the Tower reports.
The New York Times today reported on the censorship American film studios are willing to accept in order to gain access to the growing and lucrative Chinese film market.
A pro-democracy demonstration erupted on Monday in China’s Guangdong province after the government censored an editorial in the reform newspaper the Southern Weekly, reports the Associated Press.
Hollywood film executives are kowtowing to the Chinese Communist government by producing movies that feature pro-regime propaganda in return for access to the lucrative foreign market, the L.A. Times reports.
China’s communist regime is negotiating private deals with American film studios and financing the purchase of America’s second largest theater chain, leaving experts and human rights activists fearing the spread of dictatorial soft power and censorship to American shores.