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ARTS

A Token Project: Can NFT Art Flourish in China?

NFTs are increasingly popular in China’s art world, but their dubious legal status may stop them from taking off

FEMINISM

The Low Bar for Online Defamation in China

Several women have been falsely accused of promiscuity and “money worship” online, highlighting a lack of legal protection against internet rumors

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TECHNOLOGY

Losing Face

Facial recognition technology surges in China, but privacy protections fail to catch up

TECHNOLOGY

Walled-Off: Pinyin Input

Third-party input systems for typing in Chinese

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NEWS

Phony Philanthropy

Crowdfunding has become a helpful but controversial charity channel

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SOCIETY

Sins of the Flesh

Ten years of the human flesh search, China’s online vigilante system—and its devastating real-life consequences

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TECHNOLOGY

Learning Difficulties

“Language exchange” apps may be making study harder—by being too popular

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TECHNOLOGY

Silicon Saga

How a Beijing electronics market became the cradle of China’s tech revolution

TECHNOLOGY

Credit Crunch

China’s “cashless society” will be developed from existing credit schemes—but how reliable are they?

TECHNOLOGY

Open Sesame

From shopping online to renting bikes, Chinese citizens are contributing to the fabric of their own supervision

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