Monday, January 23, 2017

China trying to get control of internet use by its citizens

Reuters reports that China is trying to crack down on its citizens' use of the internet.
China has the world's largest population of internet users - now at 731 million people - and is home to some of the biggest internet firms such as Tencent Holdings, Baidu Inc and Alibaba Group Holding.

The government also aggressively censors the internet, blocking many sites it thinks could challenge the rule of the Communist Party or threaten stability, including sites such as Facebook and Google's main search engine and Gmail service.
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