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Chinese internet watchdog shuts down 733 websites, 9,382 mobile apps

Friday 25 January 2019 | 07:14 CET | News
Chinese regulators have closed hundreds of websites and thousands of mobile apps and criticized Tencent's news app for spreading "vulgar" information, The Wall Street Journal reports. Over the past three weeks, the Cyberspace Administration of China has wiped nearly 71 million items of "harmful" information off the web, closed 733 websites and shut down 9,382 mobile apps, the agency said.

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Companies: Bing / Microsoft / Tencent
Countries: China
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