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

Topic |   China’s internet censorship
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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