KakaoTalk, Line blocked in China on security concerns

Thursday 7 August 2014 | 09:14 CET | News
Chinese authorities said they have blocked messaging apps KakaoTalk and Line as part of efforts to fight terrorism, South Korea said, the first official explanation of service disruptions in China that began a month ago. South Korea's Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning said China had confirmed it had blocked "some foreign messaging applications through which terrorism-related information" was circulating, Reuters reports. It named the other blocked apps as Didi, Talk Box and Vower. The Korean ministry said it will continue negotiations with Chinese officials in an attempt to resolve

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / Kakao / Line
Countries: China / Korea, Republic of
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