In response to foreign media reports that China might
create its own top-level domain names to create its own intranet, a
spokesperson from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC)
clarifies that China will not create its own root servers.
The representative says the misunderstanding was caused by…
The Epoch Times, the controversial and strongly anti-Chinese Communist Party (CCP) paper linked with Falun Gong, claims to have registered over 8 million public withdrawals from the CCP, the Communist Youth League, and the Communist Young Pioneers via its “Quitting the CCP” website. The number is unverifiable and the withdrawals are not considered official in China.
PostShow recommended the following Flash MTV (a very popular application of Flash in China), for a song called 你说我容易吗 (You Think I Have It Easy?). It documents the struggles of the working life through the lens of a multitude of jobs:
tracy commented: These flashes reflected the real thinking of chinese youth, especially
Two Chinese computer science university students made a pot of money–over US $150,000–operating 43 pirate servers of Shanda’s (Nasdaq: SNDA) online game
Legend of Mir 2. They were arrested in February.
If legal game operators are not delivering a reliable experience (see post below), there may be even less incentive for players to use official servers.
Imagine you and 500 members of your alliance have just spent 4 and a half hours organizing yourselves, going on the long journey to the Gate of Ahn’Qiraj in World of Warcraft (WoW), and undertaking a quest. Just before you kill the final boss and get the loot, you’re all disconnected from the server.
Sister Furong (芙蓉姐姐) tops the list of one Chinese internet user’s “Most Disgusting Chinese Women of 2005.” A list we might not pay much attention to if it weren’t for the way that Internet stardom has shaped it. In addition to Sister Furong–for whom a Baidu search reveals 3.8 million results–“Hooligan Swallow” is another Internet star, who comes…
“Open up your perspective: the best of Chinese farmers’ wisdom” (my loose translation) shows us some of the DIY projects taken on by those deemed “farmers” (农民) in the current Chinese social system. The car drives on land and in water; the submarine is one of a…