Controls around the ‘online information content ecosystem’ bring heightened concern regarding freedom of speech

Sweeping brand new internet censorship rules have hot into effect in Tiongkok, prompting concerns that government bodies will further control info and online debate since the country reels from the coronavirus outbreak.

China’s cybersecurity administration has given that Saturday implemented a set of fresh regulations on the governance from the “online information content ecosystem” that encourage “positive” content whilst barring material deemed “negative” or illegal.

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