The Dark Side of the China: The Government, Society and the Great Cannon

  • Arif Sari Girne American University, Kyrenia, Cyprus;
  • Zakria Abdul Qayyum Girne American University, Kyrenia, Cyprus;
  • Onder Onursal Girne American University, Kyrenia, Cyprus;
Keywords: Quantum Insert, Golden Shield, Censorship, Government, China, Great Cannon, Great Firewall, National Firewall

Abstract

The main purpose of this research is to understand the concept of one of the main firewall technology developed within the scope of Golden Shield Project called Great Cannon and Great Firewall and elaborates the details of this tool in China. The proposed technology deployed in China has claimed to enhance the public safety and country wide national cyber security however there were many other circumstances raised from the legal, ethical and moral issues due to censorship and surveillance of this deployment. The research also elaborates and outlines the effects and technical issues of this deployment since this paper highlights the existing research trends in network security and exposing the current state of the Golden Shield project for the China with its censorship policy.

Author Biographies

Arif Sari, Girne American University, Kyrenia, Cyprus;
Department of Management Information Systems, School of Applied Sciences, European University of Lefke
Zakria Abdul Qayyum, Girne American University, Kyrenia, Cyprus;

Faculty of Business, Department of Management Information Systems,

Onder Onursal, Girne American University, Kyrenia, Cyprus;
Faculty of Business, Department of Management Information Systems,

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Published
2017-12-31
How to Cite
Sari, A., Abdul Qayyum, Z., & Onursal, O. (2017). The Dark Side of the China: The Government, Society and the Great Cannon. Transactions on Networks and Communications, 5(6), 48. https://doi.org/10.14738/tnc.56.4062