China is long known for its strict Internet censorship laws through the Great Firewall of China – China’s Golden Shield project that employs a variety of tricks to censor Internet and block access to various foreign websites in the country by its government.
The Great Firewall has blocked some 171 out of the world’s 1,000 top websites, including Google, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Dropbox, and
China has long been known for its strict censorship which makes it difficult for foreign technology companies to do business in the world’s most populous country of over 1.35 billion people.
Now, the new law issued by the Chinese government will expand its strict Internet monitoring efforts into mobile apps, targeting operators including Apple. However, Google currently doesn’t operate its
China has gained a considerable global attention when it comes to their Internet policies in the past years; whether it’s introducing its own search engine dubbed “Baidu,” Great Firewall of China, its homebrew China Operating System (COP) and many more.
Along with the developments, China has long been criticized for suspected backdoors in its products: Xiaomi and Star N9500 smartphones are