Your Apps, Please? China Shows how Surveillance Leads to Intimidation and Software Censorship | Electronic Frontier Foundation

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Back in Xinjiang, China has now started using other elements of state control to police software use. At road checkpoints, the New York Times' outgoing China correspondent Andew Jacobs noted, ethnic Uighurs are asked to hand over their cellphones. There, local police have indicated that apps like Skype and WhatsApp are indicators of subversive behavior.


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Date tagged:

01/25/2016, 10:38

Date published:

01/08/2016, 08:00