LinkedIn, which is owned by Microsoft, has blocked China-based users from accessing the accounts of several US journalists. Illustration: Reuters
LinkedIn, which is owned by Microsoft, has blocked China-based users from accessing the accounts of several US journalists. Illustration: Reuters

Lawmaker asks LinkedIn, Microsoft why they censored US journalists’ accounts in China

  • The three targeted reporters had written about the mass internment camps in Xinjiang, Tibet and deteriorating press freedoms in China, among other topics
  • Action by the professional networking platform is ‘a gross appeasement and an act of submission’ to the Chinese government, US Senator Rick Scott says

Topic |   US-China relations
LinkedIn, which is owned by Microsoft, has blocked China-based users from accessing the accounts of several US journalists. Illustration: Reuters
LinkedIn, which is owned by Microsoft, has blocked China-based users from accessing the accounts of several US journalists. Illustration: Reuters
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