Wolfgang Grulke The Chinese Wall Game

The Guardian article is brilliant in its assessment of the situation.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010/jan/18/china-google-hacking

Clearly with 450m TVs and 300m people online this is the key target for every firm. But, it looks more and more like even the most powerful companies have to accept the rules and consequences of tight state control of the media - or what?
Posted: 20 January 2010 at 00:00

Doug Vining The empire strikes back?

See this interesting counter-scenario blog called The Day that Google Died by Thomas Frey: http://www.futuristspeaker.com/2010/02/the-day-that-google-died/
Posted: 23 February 2010 at 14:08

Doug Vining Botnet for hire

Alarming: The Coming Botnet Stock Exchange http://bit.ly/cfmYQM (via Twitter)
Posted: 19 March 2010 at 06:32

Wolfgang Grulke The papers are full of stories around Google's ...

..decision to stop censoring search results. Have a look here...

http://browse.guardian.co.uk/search?search=chinese+censorship&sitesearch-radio=guardian&go-guardian=Search

Here's another article that looks way beyond the current issues: Beyond Google's clash with China, we must find rules for a global village - Guardian 25 March 2010: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/libertycentral/2010/mar/24/china-google-censorship-netizens-freedom
Posted: 25 March 2010 at 16:54

Wolfgang Grulke We Googlistas are ready...

...to debate didigtal liberty. Why are others so coy."

This is an old article (Janaury 2010!) but still interesting with hindsight.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/jan/27/googlistas-ready-debate-digital-liberty
Posted: 25 March 2010 at 17:46

Wolfgang Grulke The risk of a future cyberwar

What young minds can do with the apparently limitless power of electronic communications is truly amazing! And, after almost two decades of the Internet, we have just reached the beginning! How can we get ready for the next decade?
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Posted: 18 April 2012 at 09:54

Doug Vining The risk of a future cyberwar

In the Guardian series 'Battle for the Internet', Sergey Brin of Google warns that web freedom faces its greatest threat ever - and that includes threats from corporate giants and governments:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/apr/15/web-freedom-threat-google-brin
Posted: 26 April 2012 at 14:43

Wolfgang Grulke China, oh China!

Despite all the amazing progress in China, it hurts to see continuation of these kinds of conflicts between cultural ambitions and commercial free markets.
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Posted: 13 January 2014 at 14:48
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