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China wants no fake news from social media

Monday 4 July 2016 | 18:25 CET | News
China's Cyberspace Administration of China has said that online media cannot report any news taken from social media sites without approval, Reuters reported. The move is part of the government's campaign against fake news and the spreading of rumours. "It is forbidden to use hearsay to create news or use conjecture and imagination to distort the facts," the regulator said, adding that all levels of the cyberspace administration must "earnestly fulfill their management responsibility for internet content, strengthen supervision and investigation, severely probe and handle fake and unfactual

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Companies: Facebook / Google / Google
Countries: China
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