China has banned the West’s biggest blockbusters, from Marvel movies to ‘Spider-Man’. Here’s why the new ‘Minions’...

Most Hollywood fllms don't make it past Chinese censors and to the big screens in China.

Nationalism rules China's internet during Taiwan tensions

Online nationalist sentiment in the wake of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan last week urged Beijing to take more aggressive actions and pushed celebrities to publicly support...

CBS Censors Own Documentary After Ukraine Outraged

CBS Censors Own Documentary After Ukraine Outraged CBS has censored its own documentary investigative reporting after an avalanche of pushback from supporters of Ukraine and its...

How Tor is fighting Russia's efforts since December 2021 to block the anonymous browser, such as by using Telegram...

For years, the anonymity service Tor has been the best way to stay private online and dodge web censorship. Much to the ire of governments and law enforcement agencies, Tor encrypts your web...

Twitter Censors All Content From The Epoch Times

Twitter Censors All Content From The Epoch Times Authored by Eva Fu via The Epoch Times, Twitter has imposed a blockade on all content from The Epoch Times without explanation,...

China censors strive to filter or erase details of mortgage protests

Censors scramble to erase or filter details of boycotts in China. Homebuyers balk at paying mortgages on unfinished housing projects. Protests come at a sensitive time for Chinese leader Xi...

China Seeks to Quell Mortgage Revolt Among Frustrated Home Buyers

China Seeks to Quell Mortgage Revolt Among Frustrated Home Buyers. Analysts estimate home buyers could walk away from as much as $150 billion to $370 billion in home loans. Authorities in China...

Hackers offer data on 1 billion Chinese after alleged leak

Hackers claim to have obtained a trove of data on 1 billion Chinese from a Shanghai police database. If confirmed, the leak could be one of the largest data breaches in history. Data purportedly...

One year after Biden touted saving Americans 16 cents, July 4th cookouts cost $10 more

A summer cookout for ten people costs nearly $70 on average, or slightly less than $7 per person. The cost is up 17% from last year. The Biden administration earned ridicule last year after...

Chinese censors scrub internet after senior party official's speech on zero-Covid timeline

Chinese censors scrambled to delete what appears to be a misleading quote by a senior Communist Party official published in state media Monday, which claimed the "zero-Covid" policy would remain...

Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ Banned in Saudi Arabia Over Same-Sex Kiss

The film follows 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,' 'West Side Story' and 'Eternals' on a growing list of major Disney titles to be blocked by Gulf censors due to the inclusion of LGBT...

Billionaires turn their backs on Biden: Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos go to Twitter to get political

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, has called himself a "socialist," a "registered independent," and a "moderate" Musk has donated to both former Presidents Barack Obama, a Democrat, and George Bush, a...

China’s Internet Censors Try a New Trick: Revealing Users’ Locations

Authorities say the location tags, which are displayed automatically, will help unearth overseas disinformation campaigns intended to destabilize China. In practice, they have offered new fuel for...

Shanghai’s lockdown protests reveal tensions over zero-Covid

Yu Wenming, an 82-year-old man in Shanghai, called his local residential committee for help. Yu, who had tested positive for Covid, told the party secretary, Zhang Zhen. Zhang listened patiently,...

Breakingviews - Tencent's Beijing woes make case for breakup

A Tencent breakup is a radical but simple way to address mounting regulatory battles. The Chinese titan may be in hot water over money laundering and other financial breaches on its WeChat app. At...

West Side Story’ Banned in Saudi Arabia, Other Gulf Nations

Just a month after 'Eternals' suffered the same fate, Steven Spielberg's musical adaptation has fallen foul of regional censors, this time supposedly over the inclusion of a transgender character.

Eternals' Pulled From Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait in Apparent Ban

Marvel’s Eternals will not hit cinema screens in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait or Qatar, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The all-star superhero film, which was due for release across the Gulf region on...

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