Lotus Ruan

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Journalism background. Trilingual writer. China-watcher. Research on Internet censorship.

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Engrave Danger: An Analysis of Apple Engraving Censorship across Six Regions

Within mainland China, we found that Apple censors political content including broad references to Chinese leadership and China’s political system, names of dissidents and independent news organizations, and general terms relating to religions, democracy, and human rights. And across all six regions, we found that Apple’s content moderation practices pertaining to derogatory, racist, or sexual content are inconsistently applied and that Apple’s public-facing documents failed to explain how it derives their keyword lists.

微信過濾了哪些“十九大”關鍵詞?

加拿大多倫多大學公民實驗室(Citizen Lab)研究表明微信從一年多前就開始屏蔽與“十九大”有關的關鍵詞,隨著十九大日期逼近,該關鍵詞庫也在不斷更新。關鍵詞涵蓋內容非常廣泛,不僅包括了批評性言論,許多對中央政策和黨意識形態的中性指稱也被過濾。

微信过滤了哪些“十九大”关键词?

加拿大多伦多大学公民实验室(Citizen Lab)研究表明微信从一年多前就开始屏蔽与“十九大”有关的关键词,随着十九大日期逼近,该关键词库也在不断更新。关键词涵盖内容非常广泛,不仅包括了批评性言论,许多对中央政策和党意识形态的中性指称也被过滤。