No, the PEOPLE are not the problem. The Chinese people are great. They just want to have a peaceful life.
I’d agree with @jabberati here that ChatGPT is not (yet?) a threat to software engineers. Although these tools are impressive, they appear to produce inefficient (though not necessarily incorrect) code. This means that you still need human coders when you want to build something really complex. Having that said, I’m wondering whether this tech has the potential to make a programmer’s work a bit easier.
As for a privacy-respecting website builder, you may consider b2evolution, although their themes could be better.
Register an account and click “Make a contribution” (although you don’t). You should receive an email confirming that you successfully booked a ticket. (The only thing I don’t understand is that a site like opencollective.com is using Cloudflare if I may say so.)
Asia holds record for highest number of journalists imprisoned in 2022
Edit: You may be interested in the RSF stats about China or in the Hongkong Freedom of Expression Report and maybe in this
Scroll down a bit, it’s under the subtitle “Federal interest”.
I don’t know what makes you believe that I hold individuals “personally responsible” for the actions of a government they have little (or probably nothing) to say in. This is a very strange interpretation of my post. Unfortunately, though, here on Lemmy appear to be communities where such a second-hand humiliation is the preferred communication style.