The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Guangzhou police place police stations at 83 websites and internet companies
Fei Chang Dao, September 17, 2015

China tries to extract pledge of compliance from U.S. tech firms
The New York Times, September 17, 2015

The pledge China wants tech companies to sign
New York Times, September 16, 2015

Obama warns of “weaponizing the internet” ahead of Xi Jinping's U.S. visit
The Guardian, September 16, 2015

How China boosts Its tech startups
Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2015

白宫不会透露美国就网络间谍活动可能对中国所采取措施的详情 (White House will not disclose details of possible measures taken by U.S. in response to China’s cyber espionage)
Reuters, September 17, 2015