Sunday, May 4, 2014

Baidu's "Knows" Can't Find Any Questions About "Tiananmen 1989" or "June 1989"

According to Baidu, its online “Knows” product (Zhidao 知道) is “the world’s largest Chinese-language interactive knowledge-sharing platform.”

These screenshots show that, while Baidu’s users are sharing hundreds of thousands of items of knowledge about “Tiananmen 1988,” “Tiananmen 1990,” as well as “1989 May” and “1989 July,” Baidu tells users of its “Knows” search engine that it is unable to locate a single item of knowledge about “Tiananmen 1989” or “1989 June.”

Internet Censorship on the First Anniversary of the White Paper Movement

The White Paper Revolution, also known as the White Paper Movement, A4 Revolution, Blank Paper Protests, was a series of protests that occur...