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China Education and Research Network (CERNET) (Zhōngguó Jiàoyù hé Kēyán Jìsuànjì Wǎng 中国教育和科研计算机网)

Jian LIU and Zhiwen CHEN NB. This articles is a preview sample. Please do not quote or reference it in official publications. The China Education and Research Network (CERNET) promotes China’s worldwide status and influence in the field of Internet … Continue reading

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Virtual China: Beijing Olympics in Cyberspace

Lyn Jeffery How will the grand cross-cultural encounter that is the 2008 Beijing Olympics affect the cyber realm? Although journalists are wondering how China’s press regulations will affect their ability to report, the fact is that official reports will be … Continue reading

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New Global Networking

Its desire to take the lead in scientific research is spurring China to increase its global connectivity. Continue reading

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Virtual China: Young China Online

Lyn JEFFERY The Internet is changing Chinese life, especially for the young: over 60 percent of Internet users in China are under the age of thirty. With 110 million users in late 2005, that gives China one of the largest … Continue reading

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Social Networking, Online (Zàixiàn shèhuì wǎngluò 在线社会网络)

Jonathan Qiang LI and Karen CHRISTENSEN At a business conference in Shanghai in 2007, CEO blogging is the subject of a presentation. The number of people in China involved in social-networking through the internet has skyrocketed during the last decade. … Continue reading

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Internet Content Filtering (Hùliánwǎng nèiróng guòlǜ 互联网内容过滤)

Ronald J. DEIBERT Technical filtering mechanisms can be found at all levels of the Internet in China, from the home computer to PCs located in hotels and Internet cafés. PHOTO BY TOM CHRISTENSEN. The screening of content over the Internet … Continue reading

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Internet Use (Hùliánwǎng shǐyòng 互联网使用)

Karen CHRISTENSEN and GUO Liang A young Chinese woman surfs the Internet. PHOTO BY TOM CHRISTENSEN. China has surpassed the United States as the country with the largest number of Internet users in the world, although use of the Internet … Continue reading

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Internet Industry (Hùliánwǎng chǎnyè 互联网产业)

DU Junfei Nurturing Online Communities conference in Shanghai, 2007. China’s burgeoning Internet industry is helping fuel the nation’s economy. Online gaming and social networking are the most popular uses of the Internet. Business-to-business selling and online shopping are growing rapidly. … Continue reading

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High-Technology Sector (Gāokējì bùmén 高科技部门)

Yu ZHOU A Tsinghua University student studying. The telecommunication age offers myriad career possibilities for a generation entering the job market of a “new economy.” PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN. Since the late 1990s and especially since the start of … Continue reading

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Virtual China: Google.cn

Karen CHRISTENSEN Watching Google take on China, or China take on Google, has become something of a sport for media junkies, but it’s instructional for the rest of us as well because it provides insight into how even a giant … Continue reading

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