China to extend online news restrictions

Tuesday 2 May 2017 | 15:20 CET | News
China will bring into force tighter regulations for online news portals and network providers starting in June, reports Reuters. The new rules published on the website of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) further extend restrictions on what news can be produced and distributed by online platforms, requiring all services to be managed by party-sanctioned editorial staff. The administration added that the revised regulations apply to all political, economic, military, or diplomatic reports or opinion articles on blogs, websites, forums, search engines, instant messaging apps and all

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