Greater scrutiny looms for China’s online communities after recent regulatory action against popular virtual forums. Illustration: Shutterstock
Greater scrutiny looms for China’s online communities after recent regulatory action against popular virtual forums. Illustration: Shutterstock

China tightens control of internet speech amid regulatory action against popular online communities

  • Speculation is rising about the greater scrutiny of Chinese online communities, following recent regulatory action against popular virtual forums
  • App operators Zhihu, Weibo and Duoban have each been disciplined by regulators for ‘illegal’ information found in their online platforms

Greater scrutiny looms for China’s online communities after recent regulatory action against popular virtual forums. Illustration: Shutterstock
Greater scrutiny looms for China’s online communities after recent regulatory action against popular virtual forums. Illustration: Shutterstock
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