Blocked on Weibo: What Gets Suppressed on China's Version of Twitter (And Why)

Blocked on Weibo: What Gets Suppressed on China's Version of Twitter (And Why)

by Jason Q. Ng

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781595588715
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 08/27/2013
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jason Q. Ng is a research consultant for China Digital Times and a 2013 Google Policy Fellow at the Citizen Lab. His work has been featured in Le Monde, the Huffington Post, the Next Web, Asia Pacific Forum, and Shanghaiist. He writes regularly on China for Waging Nonviolence. He lives in New Jersey.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Author's Note xxix

1 #government# #CCP# #politics# #nationalism# 3

Jiang Zemin

Eight Elders

Liaison Office

Coup d'état

Shanghai Gang

Operation Yellowbird

Boycott Japanese goods / Boycott Carrefour

Retired Emperor

Princelings the New Left

West Ujimqin

Article 23

February Countercurrent

Constitutional democracy

Minority problem

Red terror

Snow lion flag

New Western Hills Symposium

The Union of Chinese Nationalists

2 #dissent# #censorship# #justice# 35

50 Cent Party

The Four Gentlemen

Over the Great Firewall

Ultrasurf

Combining Cyrillic Millions

WikiLeaks

State Council Information Office

Democracy Wall

Goddess of Democracy

Pangu

Victoria

May 35

Green Dam Girl

criminalization of speech

constitutional court

April 26 editorial

Internet commentators

Internet monitoring

3 #sex# #drugs# #immorality# 65

One-night stand

Rare beauty

Partner swapping

Sexual intercourse

Meow / tits

Mark Six

Dew point

Aphrodisiac

Foot fetish

Nude photograph

Without hair

Panty hose

People eat people

Lesbian

Seven deadly sins

Incest

Marijuana

Demerol

Roofied

Inject

4 #people# 89

Xu Qinxian

Jiang Yanyong

Wen Yunsong

Liu Binyan

Peng Liyuan

Fang Lizhi

Ma Mingxin

Liu Di

Wu Yi

Dinh Bo Linh

Feng Zhenghu

Kim Lee

Zhang Xiaoyu

Sun Myung Moon

Wang Wenyi

Fei Xiaotong

Lei Jieqiong

Jimmy Lai

Milarepa

Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme

5 #scandals# #disasters# #rumors# 113

Downfall incident

Wan Wuyi

The Great Flood of August 1975

Obituary

Bo Xilai

Chen Xitong

Mein Kampf

Shangcai

Unnatural death

Rich woman

Leave a political party

Song Zuying

Jinzhou Prison

Sujiatun

6 #information# #media# 133

Open Magazine

Parade

Satellite television

Labor strike

Organizer

Charter

Twitter

Never forget

Empty stool

Flash mob

"The Flower of Freedom," March Student Movement

May Fourth Movement

Student leader

Dynamic China

Radio Free Asia / Voice of America

Independent Chinese PEN

Boxun.com

7 #security# #violence# #suppression# 161

Tank

Massacre

Eastern Lightning

Plain clothes

Persecution

The September 11 attacks

Blockade

Machete

Hidden microphone

Kashi / Kashgar

HMX

Bloodstained housing map

Wound

Leak

East Chang'an Avenue

Sino-Russian Secret Treaty

violent demolition

Tibetan protest

Cobalt-60

KJ 200

Inciting subversion . of state power

8 #misc# #why?# 185

Hair bacon

Calico cat

Canadian French

Islam

Hoobastank

Lucky Star

Warlord

Medicine patch flag

Sky burial

Sensitive

Communist dog

Dry your mother

Zhina

River crab

Sacred Heart Cathedral

Flood control monument

Bloomberg

CAPTCHA

Conquered nation

Wohler / Villar

Supplement

Black angel

Color of leopard

Chinese Words Used, English Translation, and Weibo Block Status 213

Acknowledgments 223

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