China wants to censor all online comments and hold posters responsible for reactions

Chinese authorities may force social media platforms to modify any user comments and censor those deemed ‘harmful’ before they are published.

On June 17, the country’s internet watchdog, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), published a draft update (opens in new tab) According to its 2017 law regulating the country’s censorship machine. The platform’s content moderation teams will be required to filter and report any illegal content to the authorities.


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