Censorship in China


 

A new law could curb internet freedom.

Users of Sina Weibo, China‘s most popular micro-blogging website, will soon have to register under their real names. Critics of the law say this is further increasing the government’s control over online freedom. Yet despite pouring more and more resources into policing the web, the country’s netizens are finding ways to beat the system.

In this episode of The Stream, we speak to Eva Galperin (@evacide), an activist with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Michael Anti (@mranti), a journalist and blogger.

How long can China manage to stem the flow of information and at what cost? Send us your thoughts and comments on Facebook or Twitter using hashtag #AJStream.

Read more at Al Jazeera

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