Some guys were playing a game: to see who could modify their webpage so that their blog came out before the other in Google’s search when using Mao’s Little Red Book search words. Unfortunately they hit a problem! Certain keywords were blocked and their blogs didn’t come up on Google at all!
According to a report issued by the China Internet Development Research Center (CIDRC), under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China’s online p2p/c2c market tripled its size to roughly 1.7 billion US$ in 2005, as compared to 2004. [Note: online search for the CIDRC doesn’t reveal a website in Chinese or English, only a few references to 中国互联网发展研究中心 in other Chinese articles].
Mainland Chinese are becoming famous for their hacking and farming capabilities. The latest: a South Korean network security company tracks down a ring of virtual item hackers participating in mass theft from tens of thousands of South Korean “Lineage” players:
During the period from May 2005 to February
2006, South Korea reported about 4,000 online game theft cases, in