China is jamming, blocking, confiscating shortwave, internet, satellite.

Posted: 20 Aug 2006   Print   Send a link
"Firedrake" musical jammer, triangulated to Hainan, now on 14050 kHz, a frequency allocated to amateur radio. It seems to be directed against Falun-gong related Voice of Hope. American Radio Relay League, 17 August 2006. See also DX Listening Digest, 17 August 2006. While China cracks down (again) on satellite dishes in China, "eBay China has announced it will investigate the auction of illegal satellite dishes on its website." Xinhua, 15 August 2006. China bans Astro Boy and other foreign cartoons between 5 and 8 p.m. South China Morning Post, 14 August 2006. In 149-page report, Human Rights Watch documents "complicity of Western Internet companies in political censorship in China." HRW, 10 August 2006.