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Chinese government forces people to scan their face before they can use internet as surveillance efforts mount

China's roughly 854 million internet users need to use facial identification in order to apply for new internet or mobile services.
"South Park" season 23, episode 2, "Band in China"

‘South Park’ creators issue a mocking ‘apology’ to China after the show was reportedly banned in the country

The most recent episode of "South Park," "Band in China," mocked the country's censorship and Hollywood's reliance on its theatrical market.
"South Park" season 23, episode 2, "Band in China"

‘South Park’ has reportedly been banned in China after its most recent episode criticized censorship in the country

The most recent "South Park" episode, "Band in China," mocked Hollywood's relationship to the country.

China has released its guidelines for approving new video games, one year after putting a freeze on new releases in the country

China generated $34 billion for the video game industry in 2018, but new games must adhere to the country's strict standards to be approved for sale.
The Microsoft Bing search engine.

Microsoft’s search engine, Bing, is the latest website to be blocked under China’s strict online censorship rules

Bing is the latest website to be blocked in China, which has already blocked popular online platforms like Google, Facebook and YouTube.
Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison agrees with his nemesis Jeff Bezos over one big thing: the ‘shocking’ way Google views the U.S. military

Larry Ellison took a shot at Google by say that he and Jeff Bezos "absolutely agree" on its newfound disdain for the U.S. military.
China's President Xi Jinping looks on during a signing meeting with Maldives President Abdulla Yameen at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China December 7, 2017.

Winnie the Pooh memes are getting banned on social media after China announces Xi Jinping may stay in power for life

Chinese citizens are posting memes comparing Xi Jinping to Winnie the Pooh to protest term limits being abolished, and state censors are not happy about it.