China’s ruling Communist Party is increasingly turning to technology to cement its ideological control over society. Photo: Shutterstock
China’s ruling Communist Party is increasingly turning to technology to cement its ideological control over society. Photo: Shutterstock
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China’s internet regulator orders online AI algorithms to promote ‘mainstream values’

  • Systems should direct users to approved material on subjects like Xi Jinping Thought, or which showcase the country’s economic and social development, Cyberspace Administration of China says
  • They should not recommend content that undermines national security, or is sexually suggestive, promotes extravagant lifestyles, or hypes celebrity gossip and scandals

China’s ruling Communist Party is increasingly turning to technology to cement its ideological control over society. Photo: Shutterstock
China’s ruling Communist Party is increasingly turning to technology to cement its ideological control over society. Photo: Shutterstock
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