Censorship? I “Doth Protest”

| March 23rd, 2011

It’s well known that censorship in China stifles many forms of electronic communication and media, such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Gmail. Now, the New York Times reports that regulations have become even stiffer, ever since the government caught whiffs of plans to organize China-based protests after uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa. Several virtual-private-network services have been disrupted, and many users of Gmail, Google’s email service which is located in Hong Kong, have been unable to access […]Read more…

Free 30 Day Sailfish VPN accounts giveaway!

| December 15th, 2010

Happy Holidays! Here is a gift for you from ChinaHush, provided by our sponsor Sailfish VPN.  We are giving away 3o one month Sailfish VPN subscription  accounts!  VPN software comes in handy if you are in China and need to access Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, etc… or if you just want to surf the internet anonymously.

Here is how you can win, all you have to do is write a comment for this post below and your comment should follow the theme […]Read more…

Jailed for a “tweet” on Twitter

| November 30th, 2010


(Century Weekly) Cheng Jianping (程建萍) was detained for 5 days, and followed by a year of manual labor reeducation because of a tweet she posted on Twitter.

Cheng Jianping (Internet name: Wang Yi王译), 46 year old, freelancer, who came from Xinxiang City, Henan Province. Since June of this year, Cheng and her fiancé Hua Chunhui (华春辉) lived in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province.

October 17, 2010, anti-Japanese demonstration broke out in Mianyang City, Sichuan Province. Cheng and her fiancé saw this news on the […]Read more…

Free 30 day SwitchVPN accounts giveaway!

| October 28th, 2010

Here we go again, more free VPN accounts for ChinaHush readers!  If you are in China right now and need VPN software to access Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc. … and if you want to surf the internet anonymously and more securely, then don’t miss this giveaway!  Our sponsor SwitchVPN  is giving away 20 accounts of 1 month UK VPN subscriptions!

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China Foreign Ministry says Nobel Committee to award Liu Xiaobo Nobel Peace Prize is an insult to this award

| October 9th, 2010

Imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo on Friday October 8, 2010, won the Nobel Peace Prize. Obviously China is not happy about this, no news about the Nobel Peace Prize is reported on Chinese media; the name “Liu Xiaobo” along with “Nobel Peace Prize” became sensitive keywords which will give you empty search result on Baidu. The following article is probably the only thing you will find on China’s news sites.

(From Xinhua News) Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ma Chaoxu said on […]Read more…

Free 30 day FBVPN accounts giveaway!

| September 27th, 2010


Do you need a Faster and Better VPN service? There are more free VPN accounts for ChinaHush readers! If you are in China right now and need VPN software to access Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, etc… or for some reason you just want to surf the internet anonymously then don’t miss this giveaway! Our partner/advertiser FFBVPN is offering 30 accounts of 1 month free subscriptions!

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Freedur VPN subscription giveaway!

| August 15th, 2010

It’s that time of the year again, our partner/advertiser Freedur is offering a big promotion and we are giving away free subscriptions again! Hope those of you who won last time have enjoyed the giveaway.

If you are in China right now and need VPN software to access Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, etc… or for some reason you just want to surf the internet anonymously or want to bypass SOME KIND OF FIREWALL, we are giving away 10 one year subscriptions of […]Read more…

China regulates Online Map Services to address national security breach, will Google Earth comply?

| June 14th, 2010

News flashback:

On May 17, 2010 CCTV news reported that Chinese government shuts down a famous Internet forum – “Moonlight Forum”, because this website carried sensitive military information in China such as locations of airfield, navy bases and barracks of Hong Kong PLA battalion that posed as a threat to China’s state national security.

In the news translated by ESWN:

The Moonlight Forum is a community website frequented by military aficionados.  They have sections such as "China’s nuclear test sites," "Chinese […]Read more…

Facebook, “Must Die” (in China)

| June 10th, 2010

From Zhangshuyue’s blog:


The inside information of Facebook to enter China came in mid-April 2010, said that the earliest will be within three months. Then followed by a Chinese headhunter company said that Facebook already commissioned them to recruit the relevant General Manager in China, mainly in charge of the gaming business. On the surface, according to various sources Facebook is really going to enter China. These speculations on the king of the SNS industry created heated discussions all over […]Read more…

Han Han’s speech in Xiamen University: Why China cannot be a cultural power

| May 20th, 2010

Hello, everybody. It’s the second time I am in Xiamen, the air’s clean, no wonder everybody likes to walk.

Just now, when Mr. Deng mentioned something about patriotism, two lines came in my mind, not from me though, from others. The first one  is “patriotism is the last sanctuary for scumbags”, and the second one is “the real patriotism is to protect the country from any kinds of persecutions by the government”.

Today I’ve prepared for the speech, I brought a script, […]Read more…

A Chinese Netizen’s open letter to U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

| January 26th, 2010

Jan, 21, 2010: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton gives a speech on Internet freedom at the Newseum in Washington, DC.

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How did Chinese government respond to this speech?

From Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China:

Q: In her speech on internet freedom on January 21, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton commented on China’s […]Read more…

Freedur VPN subscription giveaways!

| January 14th, 2010

For those of you that are in China right now and need VPN software to access Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, (soon Google?) etc… or for some reason you just want to surf the internet anonymously or want to bypass SOME KIND OF FIREWALL, we are giving away 10 six month subscriptions of Freedur 2.1 VPN software for free! It will allow you to do all of that. And they are valued at 39.95 USD each!

To Participate in the drawing, all […]Read more…

More Chinese opinions on Google leaving China (Keso vs. People’s Daily)

| January 14th, 2010

I picked these two articles because they showed two completely different views on the Google China situation in China. First one is a blog post written by KESO (洪波) a well-known IT blogger in China.  (I have translated one of is blog posts back when Kai-fu Lee resigned from Google China.) The latter one is an article from one of the Chinese media site: People’s daily, written by a netizen named Jiang Bojing (姜伯静).  Compare them for yourself…

Google […]Read more…

Gmail security breach, want some proof?

| January 13th, 2010

Just 2 days ago CC sent me a link to a Chinese blog post about how he noticed his personal emails from Gmail account was accessed and screened by GFW. I was skeptical and thought it could just be a hoax or hype or just a theory. And today, the news broke out. Google officially announced that they will no longer provide censored searches for Google.cn because they faced cyber attacks originated from China which targeted Gmail accounts of […]Read more…