Our sister H-Net network, H-Asia, has a follow-up post by Elizabeth Redden sharing links to recent comments on censorship of academic work in China and on Chinese efforts to control scholarly communication about China overseas.
You can find the H-Asia post here:
Our sister list, H-Asia, is still discussing the agreement of Springer Nature to take down content from its journals at the request of the Chinese government. Some academics are proposing a boycott of Springer and have created an online petition to that effect.
I wonder whether this acquiescence is different in kind from the promises that Facebook and Google are making to American officials unhappy over the proliferation of Russian "news" online.