John and Matt start with new group chat rules as well as VPNs and end up talking about deeper questions the economic implications of a truly tech-savvy Chinese government, specifically:
- Rules affecting group chats in WeChat, QQ, and Baidu Tieba
- The technical sophistication of China’s internet control policy
- How China’s policy towards the internet helped create BAT
- What a China with perfect information might look like
Correction: Google’s market share when it left was around 30%.
- Timmy Shen: China issues new rules for group chats for WeChat, QQ, and others
- Zheping Huang: China wants to build a credit score that dings online chat group users for their political views
- Lulu Yilun Chen and Keith Zhai: China’s Latest Crackdown on Message Groups Chills WeChat Users
- Samuel Wade: Translation: Online Group Rules No Joking Matter
- Mikey Chee and Vladimir Garnele: SOS Tencent: We need these WeChat group features!
- Matthew Brennan: WeChat International & Weixin are NOT the Same?!
- Josh Horwitz and Nikhil Sonnad: Meet Shadowsocks, the underground tool that China’s coders use to blast through the Great Firewall
- How to leave an iTunes review
- RSS feed
- Music: “Theme from Penguins on Parade” by Lee Rosevere, Music for Podcasts 3