Amy Hawkins


A Cambridge University graduate, Amy Hawkins is a tech journalist specializing in censorship and society in China. She has written for Wired, the Guardian, the Sunday Times, Foreign Policy, and other major international publications.

Her time spent as a researcher and journalist in Beijing has granted her a unique, real-world insight into Chinese life, allowing her to create uniquely insightful and relevant writing on its modern tech and privacy landscape.

Articles by Amy Hawkins


Chengdu downtown near Tianfu Square in China

State of Play: Internet Censorship in China

The Great Firewall is unique in its scope and sophistication, but the true strength of China’s censorship system lies in its government, not its technological prowess.