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Circumventing the Great Firewall

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The Chinese authorities' control of citizens' online activity is intensifying under President Xi Jinping. But for Xiao Qiang, an expert on Chinese censorship at the University of California, Berkeley, the more worrying trend is a shift toward dystopian forms of digital domination that could affect people worldwide.

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