A place to share audio/podcasts. The catch? Multiple peer one-line reviews.
Their goal (roughly translated) is to provide a free place where you can create and share your own internet tv or radio channel. Think TiVo + uploaded content. Copyright issues? Bah.
You sign up. You lend stuff to others. There’s also social 圈子 (circles) for sharing things.
According to a report issued by the China Internet Development Research Center (CIDRC), under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China’s online p2p/c2c market tripled its size to roughly 1.7 billion US$ in 2005, as compared to 2004. [Note: online search for the CIDRC doesn’t reveal a website in Chinese or English, only a few references to 中国互联网发展研究中心 in other Chinese articles].
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Mainland Chinese are becoming famous for their hacking and farming capabilities. The latest: a South Korean network security company tracks down a ring of virtual item hackers participating in mass theft from tens of thousands of South Korean “Lineage” players:
During the period from May 2005 to February
2006, South Korea reported about 4,000 online game theft cases, in
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This Newsweek article starts to go beyond the usual story on censorship and American companies, to provide a taste of the wide range of topics being covered in Chinese blogs, the emergence of celebrity bloggers, and the many ways people get around regulations. One of my favorite examples of what’s being blogged–plagiarizing boring ideological essays to advance your career in the CCP:
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From a blog linked to from Postshow, accompanying an entry on 缘 (~fate):
Doesn’t it remind you of:
Also from the same site, a modernized rendition of traditional Opera characters: