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China announces new rules for online video and audio content to fight distribution of deepfakes
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China announces new rules for online video and audio content to fight distribution of deepfakes

In particular, the CAC highlighted potential problems caused by deepfake technology, which uses AI to create hyper-realistic videos

Telegram reportedly hiding Hong Kong users' numbers to avoid being monitored
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Telegram reportedly hiding Hong Kong users' numbers to avoid being monitored

Telegram will allow protesters to prevent mainland Chinese, Hong Kong authorities from discovering their identities.

Microsoft's Bing access restored to some users after outage in China
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Microsoft's Bing access restored to some users after outage in China

Should Bing be blocked, it would mark Microsoft’s second setback in China since November 2017.

China deletes million pieces of online information, apps for spreading 'vulgar information'
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China deletes million pieces of online information, apps for spreading 'vulgar information'

China deletes more than 7 million pieces of online information, CAC shut down 733 websites

China asks domestic financial info providers to maintain 'economic order'
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China asks domestic financial info providers to maintain 'economic order'

Violators of the regulations will be “condemned publicly” and “ordered to rectify” their errors.

China erases 9,800 social media accounts for posting objectionable content
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China erases 9,800 social media accounts for posting objectionable content

China’s censorship rules have tightened in recent years with legislations restricting media outlets.

China denies Google's plans for a censored version of its search engine
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China denies Google's plans for a censored version of its search engine

China denies the return of Google's search engine citing information from “relevant departments”.

China's Sina Weibo ordered to remove its portals for a week after they spread obscene content
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China's Sina Weibo ordered to remove its portals for a week after they spread obscene content

China shut down as many as 128,000 websites that contained obscene and other “harmful” information in 2017, state media has reported.

Google denies reports of China 're-launch' of mapping platform, say  'no changes' have been made
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Google denies reports of China 're-launch' of mapping platform, say 'no changes' have been made

Google, stated that the Google Maps browser has been available in China for many years while there is no Maps application offered in the country.

Apple and Facebook praise China at an internet conference, despite western social media site bans in the country
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Apple and Facebook praise China at an internet conference, despite western social media site bans in the country

Facebook and Google aren’t accessible in China behind the country’s Great Firewall, along with major Western news outlets and social media sites.

Weibo is rewarding citizen censors with iPhones and tablets for weeding out sensitive content on its platform
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Weibo is rewarding citizen censors with iPhones and tablets for weeding out sensitive content on its platform

The 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.

Tech firms in China including Tencent and Baidu receive penalties by cyber watchdog over censorship
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Tech firms in China including Tencent and Baidu receive penalties by cyber watchdog over censorship

Notices posted by the Cyberspace Administration of China on 25 September said the firms would receive the “maximum penalty” for failing to remove fake news.

China shuts down nearly 4,000 websites and around 8 million illicit cyber accounts
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China shuts down nearly 4,000 websites and around 8 million illicit cyber accounts

More than 810,000 illicit cyber accounts were also closed in the second quarter of the year, the statement read.

China's new cyber security law increases fear in foreign business groups in the country
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China's new cyber security law increases fear in foreign business groups in the country

The 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.

China opens investigation into online porn and fake news organisations
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China opens investigation into online porn and fake news organisations

Authorities in China have assigned four teams of inspectors to probe into online pornography and fake news organisations across 11 provinces.

China calls for more strict regulations on the internet citing terrorism and fake news
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China calls for more strict regulations on the internet citing terrorism and fake news

Chinese 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.

Internet Authority announces formal regulations and rules for live streaming industry in China
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Internet Authority announces formal regulations and rules for live streaming industry in China

Chinese 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.

China strengthens its cyber security with new regulations
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China strengthens its cyber security with new regulations

In a bid to strengthen cyber security, Chinese authorities unveiled a document on internet regulation, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said.

Baidu under probe by Chinese internet watchdog over reports of promoting gambling
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Baidu under probe by Chinese internet watchdog over reports of promoting gambling

China's internet regulator said it will investigate Baidu Inc after domestic media reported illegal gambling websites used the country's biggest search engine to promote themselves.

Crackdown on fake news from social media by China
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Crackdown on fake news from social media by China

China's internet regulator will launch a crackdown on the reporting of news gathered from social media, as part of what the government calls a campaign against fake news and the spreading of rumours.