Buzz, Google's new email-integrated, Twitter-like product, is throwing people into a tizzy regarding privacy concerns, and after the Google vs. PRC standoff against censorship, Buzz's implications for Chinese activists is under particular scrutiny. And while everyone else is asking if Buzz will survive the Great Firewall, Uln at Chinayouren has already predicted the software's downfall in China.
First he gave it a funny but scathing review, and now he says it's good for Chinese cinema. Star Chinese blogger, author and racecar driver Han Han shares his thoughts on the movie Confucius, translated at ChinaSMACK.
Sometimes it's hard to understand the appeal of World of Warcraft in China, but this post at Youku Buzz might help make the phenomenon more clear. The satire of a popular video is shot entirely through WoW and touches on Internet memes and 'net censorship and makes numerous gaming references. The speech (translated into English) describes how WoW provides an outlet for disaffected Chinese.