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China to censor mobile web browsers to fight dissemination of false information

Thursday 29 October 2020 | 12:09 CET | News
China's top cyber authority, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), has announced plans to start a "rectification" of Chinese mobile internet browsers to address social concerns over the "chaos" of information being published online, Reuters reports. According to CAC, firms operating mobile browsers have until 9 November to conduct a "self examination" and rectify problems. These problems include spreading of rumors, the use of sensationalist headlines and publishing content that infringes the core values of socialism, the CAC said.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alibaba / Huawei / Oppo / Tencent / Xiaomi
Countries: China
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