China again gets thousands of apps offline

China again gets thousands of apps offline

World January 23, 2019 10:32

beijing - The Chinese authorities have removed over 9300 apps for smartphones in three weeks time. Also since January 3 more than 700 websites have been taken offline, reports the Chinese service that...

The internet watchdog is working on a six-month campaign to clean up the internet. For example, the apps and websites that are taken offline may contain flat humor or forbidden information. For example, a popular news app from technology company Tencent was used by the government department to distribute 'vulgar' material. That would be detrimental to the 'digital ecosystem'.

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