Technology firm NetEase has been fined for allowing user comments on its news apps that upset Chinese censors. Photo: Reuters Technology firm NetEase has been fined for allowing user comments on its news apps that upset Chinese censors. Photo: Reuters
Technology firm NetEase has been fined for allowing user comments on its news apps that upset Chinese censors. Photo: Reuters

Censorship in China: NetEase fined for carrying ‘inappropriate’ comments on news platforms

  • Company representatives told to rectify offending content, punish those who allowed it to be published, Beijing Internet Information Office says
  • Watchdog also orders comments function to be suspended for a week

Topic |   Censorship in China
Technology firm NetEase has been fined for allowing user comments on its news apps that upset Chinese censors. Photo: Reuters Technology firm NetEase has been fined for allowing user comments on its news apps that upset Chinese censors. Photo: Reuters
Technology firm NetEase has been fined for allowing user comments on its news apps that upset Chinese censors. Photo: Reuters
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