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Nov 22, 2017
Former chief on internet regulator in China is under investigation for suspected corruptionIt said that under Lu, the cyberspace administration did not carry out President Xi Jinping’s instructions in a timely or resolute fashion.
Sep 27, 2017
Weibo is rewarding citizen censors with iPhones and tablets for weeding out sensitive content on its platformThe CAC on 25 September fined Weibo along with rival tech giants Tencent Holdings and Baidu Inc for failing to properly censor illegal content on its site.
Sep 25, 2017
Tech firms in China including Tencent and Baidu receive penalties by cyber watchdog over censorshipNotices posted by the Cyberspace Administration of China on 25 September said the firms would receive the “maximum penalty” for failing to remove fake news.
Jul 23, 2017
China shuts down nearly 4,000 websites and around 8 million illicit cyber accountsMore than 810,000 illicit cyber accounts were also closed in the second quarter of the year, the statement read.
Jun 30, 2017
China tightens rules for online content to maintain national imagePresident Xi Jinping has overseen measures to clamp down on independent online media while reasserting the ruling Communist Party's role in limiting and guiding the online discussion.
Jun 08, 2017
China to close 60 popular celebrity gossip social media accountsChina's cyberspace authorities plan to close 60 popular celebrity gossip social media accounts.
Jun 01, 2017
China's new cyber security law increases fear in foreign business groups in the countryThe law, passed by China's parliament in November, requires local and overseas firms to submit to security checks and store user data within the country.
May 30, 2017
Chinese app for lesbians shuts down, website and social media accounts also go offlineA popular Chinese dating app for lesbians called Rela has been shut down, along with its website and main social media account.
May 23, 2017
China opens investigation into online porn and fake news organisationsAuthorities in China have assigned four teams of inspectors to probe into online pornography and fake news organisations across 11 provinces.
Nov 20, 2016
China calls for more strict regulations on the internet citing terrorism and fake newsChinese officials and business leaders speaking at the third World Internet Conference held in Wuzhen last week called for more rigid cyber governance, pointing to the ability of militants to organise online and the spread of false news items during the recent U.S. election as signs cyberspace had become dangerous and unwieldy.