Twitter Transparency Report H2 2013: 46 Country Specific Details, 365 Removal Requests, 13 Withheld … 

With social networking becoming a routine in the common man’s life, freedom of speech is being challenged like never before. During such times the depth in Transparency Reports by social networking giants is becoming a crucial factor. Twitter, the 140 character network has been publishing such reports since 2012 and it has now released the Transparency Report for H2 2013 i.e. from Jul 1- Dec 31 2013.

The Nuclear Option: Inside The SEC’s Clash With China Auditors

On January 22, SEC Administrative Law Judge Cameron Elliot ordered that the China units of the global “Big Four” accounting firms should be suspended from auditing U.S.-listed companies for 6 months. 

The Biggest Myths in Economics

Heidi Moore asked a good question on Twitter yesterday about the most prominent myths in economics. I’ve compiled a substantial number of “myth busting” articles over the last 5 years so I thought it might be worth touching on a handful of the more destructive ones in some detail.

China’s local debt jumps to $3 trillion–a 67% surge in nearly 3 years.

BEIJING—Chinese President Xi Jinping, named on Monday to head the committee overseeing China’s economic overhaul, must quickly figure out how to keep China’s burgeoning local government debt from tanking the world’s second-largest economy