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Jan 28, 2018
China's Sina Weibo ordered to remove its portals for a week after they spread obscene contentChina shut down as many as 128,000 websites that contained obscene and other “harmful” information in 2017, state media has reported.
Jan 16, 2018
Google denies reports of China 're-launch' of mapping platform, say 'no changes' have been madeGoogle, stated that the Google Maps browser has been available in China for many years while there is no Maps application offered in the country.
Dec 06, 2017
Apple and Facebook praise China at an internet conference, despite western social media site bans in the countryFacebook and Google aren’t accessible in China behind the country’s Great Firewall, along with major Western news outlets and social media sites.
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 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 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.
Nov 04, 2016
Internet Authority announces formal regulations and rules for live streaming industry in ChinaChinese internet authorities have formalized controversial rules regulating the country's fast-growing live-streaming video industry, in a move that strips out smaller competitors and places hard-line surveillance measures on leading firms.