China Internet Controls

December 27, 2012 - 6:32 AM
FILE - In this July 14, 2010 file photo, a Chinese man uses a computer at an Internet cafe in Beijing. China's new communist leaders are increasing already tight controls on Internet use and electronic publishing following a spate of embarrassing online reports about official abuses. The measures suggest China's new leader, Xi Jinping, and others who took power in November 2012 share their predecessors' anxiety about the Internet's potential to spread opposition to one-party rule and their insistence on controlling information despite promises of more economic reforms. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)