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One of the world's most respected investigative reporters reveals how George Orwell's chilling vision of authoritarianism in 1984 has come true in modern China's high-tech surveillance state.They are always watching.For nearly twenty years, politicians from President Bill Clinton to tech gurus including Google's Eric Schmidt proclaimed that the internet could not be censored by any government, including China. As recently as 2013, Tim Berners-Lee, often credited as the inventor of the World Wide Web, declared that "piece by piece, website by website, China's 'great firewall' would meet the same fate as the Berlin Wall." Yet these predictions have been proved wrong. In We Have Been Harmonized, award-winning journalist Kai Strittmatter reveals how the internet and high tech have transformed the power of Chinese authoritarians, allowing them to create the most horrifying surveillance state in history.

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