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Chinese Officials Say the Great Firewall is Too Strict

Over the last few years, China has become renowned for not only its strict culture but its highly-regulated online world too. The most notorious part of this online regulation being the ‘Great Firewall of China’ –the Chinese government’s firewall which… Continue Reading →

Chinese Government Reveals Microsoft Patents

When Microsoft completed its acquisition of the Nokia Devices and Services business in April of this year neither party was legally allowed to discuss details about the deal in public leaving experts and commentators to speculate about how things would… Continue Reading →

How Does Data Protection Differ Between China and The West?

A history of data protection in China Data protection in China has notoriously lagged well behind its economic rivals in the West. Before 2008, the state announced a range of administrative restrictions around data protection – but in truth, these… Continue Reading →

How Speed Makes Maytech a Trusted China File Sharing Partner

If your organisation works in and with China, you’ll know that organisations can face a number of different problems – many of which we discussed in this blog. (Free to use – no attribution required) But there’s no doubt that… Continue Reading →

What is the Great Cannon of China? How Does it Affect You?

For years China has utilised The Great Firewall of China, its state of the art censorship tool, to prevent the free sharing of information across the country. Read more: 5 Problems with Sharing Data in China Now, security authorities in the… Continue Reading →

How the Great Firewall of China Affects Chinese Innovation

China invented the compass, papermaking, alcohol and football – it’s fair to say that there’s a lot that we have to thank its innovative forefathers for. But today there’s a sense that state web censorship is stifling a sense of… Continue Reading →

The Problem With Email Communication in China

Email security is a big issue right now. Hillary Clinton may be the most famous (or infamous) story concerning the safety of email messaging, but across the world individuals and organisations are finding that email communication isn’t as safe as… Continue Reading →

China and the Cloud

Cloud computing is a hot topic right now and looks likely to continue to be so for some time to come. It has been described as being the technology that will bring such significant changes to the IT industry that… Continue Reading →

5 Problems With Sharing Data in China

Sharing files in China is problematic. Businesses of all shapes and sizes find it tough to send important data to and from Chinese locations. Here are five reasons why: