Under Chinese President Xi Jinping, the ruling Communist Party has tightened its grip on the internet and censored content deemed unsuitable, including pornography, gambling, fake news and political dissent. Photo: Shutterstock Under Chinese President Xi Jinping, the ruling Communist Party has tightened its grip on the internet and censored content deemed unsuitable, including pornography, gambling, fake news and political dissent. Photo: Shutterstock
Under Chinese President Xi Jinping, the ruling Communist Party has tightened its grip on the internet and censored content deemed unsuitable, including pornography, gambling, fake news and political dissent. Photo: Shutterstock
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China’s cyber watchdog cracks down on local browsers, targeting self-media accounts that spread rumours and information ‘chaos’

  • CAC wants to stop rumour spreading, use of clickbait headlines and vulgar content, such as graphic videos
  • Watchdog has zeroed in on ‘we-media’ accounts, which are online news sources operated by individuals or groups, who are usually amateurs

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Under Chinese President Xi Jinping, the ruling Communist Party has tightened its grip on the internet and censored content deemed unsuitable, including pornography, gambling, fake news and political dissent. Photo: Shutterstock Under Chinese President Xi Jinping, the ruling Communist Party has tightened its grip on the internet and censored content deemed unsuitable, including pornography, gambling, fake news and political dissent. Photo: Shutterstock
Under Chinese President Xi Jinping, the ruling Communist Party has tightened its grip on the internet and censored content deemed unsuitable, including pornography, gambling, fake news and political dissent. Photo: Shutterstock
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