China Enforces Real-Name Policy to Regulate Online Comments

China top internet regulator has announced a new set of rules that would force citizens to post comments using their real-world identities on Internet forums and other web platforms. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) will officially start enforcing the new rules starting from October 1, 2017. The new law when effective will be requiring […]

China Opens its First ‘Cyber Court’

China’s first “cyber court” was launched on Friday to settle online disputes, as the legal system attempts to keep up with the explosion of mobile payment and e-commerce. Residents of the eastern city of Hangzhou — home to e-commerce giant Alibaba — can now register their internet-related civil complaints online and wait to log onto […]

Apple Removes VPN Software For Chinese Market

In a move to adhere to the recent china cybersecurity overhaul, Apple announced on sunday  the removal of software that allow internet users to skirt china’s “Great Firewall” from its app store in China. Chinese internet users have for years sought to get around heavy internet restrictions, including blocks on Facebook and Twitter, by using […]