31 October 2007

Wired Magazine has a story by Oliver August about his experiences with Chinese surveillance. While investigating the story of Lai Changxing, China’s most wanted man, August was detained in Fujian. He also came back to his office one day to find cables on his computer rearranged, and a piece of paper with his address written in unfamiliar handwriting. This comes on the heels of the Time China blog’s Bill Powell mentioning that a friend working for a metal bending company found a cell phone modified into a tracking device attached to the bottom of his car.

I’m having some difficulty pulling up this particular article on Wired without a proxy, while the rest of Wired loads fine. Anybody else have a problem?



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