They must adhere to rules that their home nations would find offensive and oppressive. From a business sense, this handicaps companies like Google, whose main purpose is to provide the world with information for everyone. China has also been funding a search engine company, native to China, which adheres unquestioningly to t... ... middle of paper ... ...s is usually a game of give and take, with both sides taking concessions so that both benefit. In this case, China wants it all. They want to control every piece of information in their country, and shelter their citizens from "the truth".
It was a decision made fully by the people of Chinas government and the citizens of China had no say so they had to comply or they’d face penalties. Since when did human beings have to pay money or have a different consequence for producing an innocent human being? The whole law just wasn’t just, it’s a gift the majority of people have, and it’s not something you should be able to tell someone they can’t use. I believe the sexual health and... ... middle of paper ... ...s and responsibilities, no matter if they’re rich or poor. This topic is very interesting but it is also very heart breaking to know what some of these families have experienced and what some of these innocent women and children have had to go through.
Nevertheless, censorship greatly hinders the dissemination of the critical and thought provoking messages of Ai Weiwei’s art and makes his artwork less effective. In order to gain a better understanding of the relationship of Ai Weiwei’s activist art and the Communist Party’s subsequent censorship, I will examine Ai Weiwei’s influential childhood, his specific brand of activist artwork, the censorship of the Chinese government and the effects of censorship on the effectiveness of Ai Weiwei’s art. Much of Ai Weiwei’s activism and artwork has been influenced by his experiences growing up. Ai Weiwei lived through a tumultuous time in Chinese history, with the Cultural Revolution, the Tiananmen Square Massacre and the Opening Up of China by Deng Xiaoping. Ai Weiwei’s father, Ai Qing was a famous poet during the Cultural Revolution.
China has large population base, and the average education level is low. But that not mean Chinese don’t have judgment to distinguish the fact and rumors. All in all, Chinese government should accept foreign social networking like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. To forbid those networking cannot stop the rumors radically, however, it would lose more useful information than those rumors. Everyone have his or her rights to know what happened and what already has happened in their owe country.
China is very paranoid about the United Nations because they are concerned about Human Rights. If any information on the Central Propaganda Department's rules is released in anyway, then the government will attempt and most likely succeed in prosecuting the person. Posting about any type of Human Right violation will get the poster into a lot of trouble. A lot of the time the purpose of the censorship is to prevent panic, reduce protests, and try to not let other countries get involved. If a few people insult the government online nothing big happens, but if a larger group does that then the government will get involved.
Because China is a communist nation, many controversial policies that are considered to be inhumane have been enacted within the government in an attempt to preserve control within the people. For example, one major policy that China has enacted in its history is the One Child Policy. The One Child Policy is a law with the intent to decrease the growth of the large population of China. Basically, the law restricts married couples in China to have only one child. Any violation to the One Child Policy by married couples can lead to heavy taxes or even prison.
The great firewall of China is a manifestation of the oppressive regime that denies the Chinese people their basic rights to life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. The recent action taken by Google to leave China is a move in the right direction. However, Google, like other U.S firms in China, played a deceitful role in abetting the injustice perpetrated by the Chinese government. Google as a company enjoyed the rights guaranteed by the U.S constitution, while they helped an oppressive regime deny it to billions of citizens. Furthermore, abetting an oppressive regime suppress and subjugate its citizens is unethical from any moral standpoint.
In China for example, ... ... middle of paper ... ...d by Chinese citizens to make certain that no harmful footage is shown to them. Also, experts say that, “The fact that the chances of being traced are very rare makes people resort to various criminal activities, right from sexual exploitation of children to running drug cartels from a particular part of the world on the internet” (Naik, Abhijit). With people knowing that it is not easy to trace them, they belive that they can commit crimes without the possibility of being caught, which makes the necessity of censorship all the more required. Having internet censorship has proven to be necessary to protect the youth. In summary, internet censorship is a huge tool used to protect people from the media that there is today.
Reading this book definitely displayed my weakness or lack of knowledge of the country of China. I will also argue that all reading lists should have a cultural book of China on their reading list, it will only improve and educate our force by use being able to understand other countries. Work cited Kissinger, Henry. On China. New York: Penguin Press, 2011.
The idea that a nation must make a credible commitment to the preservation of markets relies on limiting the power of the political officials through self-enforcing mechanisms, however it is apparent when you talk to many Chinese nationals or read any non-state run media that rampant corruption is one of the pressing issues of modern China (Weingast 2). This phenomenon has arisen from the Chinese inst... ... middle of paper ... ...nist Party officials room to breathe before making the critical decision of choosing between “what is good for China and what is good for the CCP?” and whichever path they choose it will impact the economic well-being of the entire world (Branstetter 2013). China’s old economic model, which rewarded both the country and the elite very handsomely, must now be transformed into a model that will continue to reward the country, but at the relative expense of the elite. Recent political turmoil in China is not a coincidence, and it has not ended. History has made it very clear that the next ten years will be a political challenge for China even more so than it will be an economic one.