China Wants To Rate Its People: Big Brother And Big Data

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A lot of companies have come up with a lot of interesting ways to use big data for the good of humankind. But the Chinese government has laid down plans to take it to another level. The Chinese government is calling the program the Social Credit System. It plans to launch the program in 2020. And …

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Chinese Government Finally Blocks WhatsApp. More Internet Censorship?

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China has shown no signs of letting up and now it has banned Whatsapp, the hugely popular messaging service. Of course, this is not first and certainly not the last time China has and will ban messaging apps and social media websites. In recent months, the country has taken strong measures to ensure that internet …

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Watch Out As Chinese Government Goes After Unauthorized VPN Services

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The Chinese government has started to ban VPN service providers which it deems as “unauthorized” in a series of new internet related crackdowns to stop people from getting lost in the wide world of the infinite web. The official note was published by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and according to this …

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