Former Chinese Web-Censor Exposes TikTok’s Anti Free Speech Behaviors

There are times when we begin to question whether our conversations online have any real-world meaning. After all, we are constantly barraged by the message that the internet isn’t real life. Despite people getting canceled because of it and the Supreme Court Ruling it is the public square of the 21st century. It is only natural to have doubts about championing free speech, but one user had a profound impact on a former Chinese censor named Liou. Continue reading “Former Chinese Web-Censor Exposes TikTok’s Anti Free Speech Behaviors”

Anime Directors Show Support For Hong Kong Protestors

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Two anime directors have come forward to air their public support for the Hong Kong protestors and their fight for freedom against the CCP. They decided to show their solidarity for those fighting for freedom by sending encouraging messages to said freedom fighters via social media. Continue reading “Anime Directors Show Support For Hong Kong Protestors”

Facebook Fact Checker That Issues Warning About Misinformation Reportedly Worked At Wuhan Lab

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Facebook is now issuing warnings to anyone who accesses an article that their “fact checkers” have claimed contains misinformation. Before visiting the site users will see a warning label from Facebook about the site or the source if the fact checkers claim that the information isn’t correct. However, it turns out that one of the fact checkers worked at the Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China. Continue reading “Facebook Fact Checker That Issues Warning About Misinformation Reportedly Worked At Wuhan Lab”

China Reportedly Bans Zombies, Plagues, Map Editing, Interactions With Foreigners In Online Games

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The Chinese Communist Party is ramping up their censorship measures, mostly in due part to Hong Kong protestor and activist Joshua Wong using Animal Crossing: New Horizons to inform those in mainland China about the efforts to free Hong Kong and promote liberation from the CCP. Continue reading “China Reportedly Bans Zombies, Plagues, Map Editing, Interactions With Foreigners In Online Games”

University Of Queensland Student Faces Expulsion For Supporting Hong Kong, Criticizing Chinese Government

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University of Queensland student Drew Pavlou has managed to stir up the hornet’s nest by being a firm advocate and activist for freedom… in particular, the freedom for those residing in Hong Kong. His activism managed to agitate the administration of the University of Queensland, especially given the supplies and promotion of the Hong Kong protests around campus, and his criticism of the administration for being proponents of the Chinese state party. His “vexatious” behavior ended up netting him expulsion from the university. Continue reading “University Of Queensland Student Faces Expulsion For Supporting Hong Kong, Criticizing Chinese Government”

Japan Creates Fund to Move Manufacturing Back to Japan or Out of China

There was a time when Japan was an economic powerhouse that rivaled even the United States in terms of economic production. This was owed to both their technology and manufacturing sectors creating a vibrant and efficient industry to drive the Japanese economy. When combined with various uniquely Japanese social and corporate structures it created a powerhouse economy that in the 80s the rest of the world was rushing to imitate. Then it all imploded as a result of economic policies started in the 70s that created a bubble economy. Continue reading “Japan Creates Fund to Move Manufacturing Back to Japan or Out of China”

Tencent Pledges To Invest In Digital Government And AI In Wuhan Now That Lockdown Is Lifting

The Chinese tech giant, best known as Tencent has pledged to invest in “digital government” assistance, “online education,” and artificial intelligence (AI) in the city of Wuhan, China. Although the tech giant will invest in other fields in the city, a new report notes that the company is eager to invest in Wuhan soon since China is lifting the coronavirus lockdown on said city. Continue reading “Tencent Pledges To Invest In Digital Government And AI In Wuhan Now That Lockdown Is Lifting”

Plague Inc. Banned In China Due To “Illegal Content”

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Ndemic Creations announced that the plague simulation game, aptly named Plague Inc., has been banned in China because the content is claimed to be “illegal”. Continue reading “Plague Inc. Banned In China Due To “Illegal Content””

Denmark Paper Refuses to Apologize to China Over A Cartoon

Reality is stranger and slightly more stupid than fiction. As the Kung Flu continues to rage through China after reportedly escaping a Chinese bio-technical company that features the Umbrella corp logo and whose name literally translates to “Umbrella Biotech Limited” most of the world have hesitated to propose a travel ban to and from China, let alone condemn them for developing a virus in an IP infringing laboratory tied to the Bill Gates Foundation. Probably related, but I’ll leave that to Alex Jones to properly rant about. Continue reading “Denmark Paper Refuses to Apologize to China Over A Cartoon”

Nvidia Partners With Tencent To Power The Chinese Cloud Gaming Service

The mega-corporation known as Tencent has “soft-launched” its cloud gaming service in China, and helping power the “service” that Tencent is over is non-other than Nvidia. So far, a few PC games are available to try via the ongoing beta. Continue reading “Nvidia Partners With Tencent To Power The Chinese Cloud Gaming Service”

Tencent Hopes To Partner With Nintendo To Have A Greater Presence In America

Tencent is said to be one of the world’s biggest video game makers, and with that much power, a new report claims that the Chinses mega-corporation seeks to increase its presence in the U.S. by offering more console games designed for American gamers. Continue reading “Tencent Hopes To Partner With Nintendo To Have A Greater Presence In America”

New Report Lists Tencent Stake In Major Companies And Services As Of 2019

We all know the big Chinese mega-corporation with its many branches, best known as Tencent, has a hand in a lot of things. And if you are a gamer, you’ll know the Chinese company is ever increasing its stock in certain companies to gain more power. Well, according to a new report, you get to see how much stake Tencent has in both major companies and services as of 2019. Continue reading “New Report Lists Tencent Stake In Major Companies And Services As Of 2019”

Blizzard Removes $175 Mei Statue From Gear Shop As Hong Kong Embraces Her As Mascot

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While Blizzard may have announced a reduction in the penalty they issued to blitzchung and the commentary team when the player made a post-game comment saying “Liberate Hong Kong. The revolution of our time!”, they’re still running damage control in an attempt to reduce the chatter over the Hong Kong protests. Funnily enough, as Mei has been adopted by the Hong Kong protestors, one of the statues from the Gear Store has been removed, but no explanation has been given. Continue reading “Blizzard Removes $175 Mei Statue From Gear Shop As Hong Kong Embraces Her As Mascot”