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China to plant cybercops at internet firms

Wednesday 5 August 2015 | 11:10 CET | News
The Chinese government will create cybersecurity police units at major internet companies, in an attempt to increase control on local online forums, the WSJ reports. The Chinese Ministry of Public Security will set up the units at key websites and internet companies to prevent crimes such as fraud and "spreading of rumors", writes Xinhua news agency. The Ministry did not disclosed the companies that will receive the new police units.

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