搜文章
推荐 原创 视频 Java开发 iOS开发 前端开发 JavaScript开发 Android开发 PHP开发 数据库 开发工具 Python开发 Kotlin开发 Ruby开发 .NET开发 服务器运维 开放平台 架构师 大数据 云计算 人工智能 开发语言 其它开发
Lambda在线 > TechNode动点科技 > It's Now Illegal To Cite Social Media As A News Source In China

It's Now Illegal To Cite Social Media As A News Source In China

TechNode动点科技 2017-10-29

China is renewing their crusade on internet rumors, officially banning online sites from citing social media as a news source.


The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) released a statement late on Sunday stating that it is “forbidden” to use social media as a source for online news without direct approval from the government.


“All websites should bear the key responsibility to further streamline the course of reporting and publishing of news,” the statement said, “and set up a sound internal monitoring mechanism among all mobile news portals Weibo or WeChat [China’s top two social media sites].”


It’s not the first time the CAC has sought to crack down on the dissemination of “rumors” through social media. The latest degree renews the regulator’s authority and signals a potential crackdown.


China’s Tightening Grip On Internet Content


The announcement comes just days after China appointed a new head of the CAC, which is the country’s top cyberspace regulatory body. Outgoing head Lu Wei will be replaced by deputy Xu Lin, who previously served as the head of Shanghai’s propaganda department.


China has long exercised tough restrictions over internet content, which includes bans on popular western media sites such as Facebook, Youtube and Twitter. A handful of the country’s internet regulatory bodies recently banded together in an effort to purge the country’s internet of content considered unsavory or illegal by the government. As a result, almost a dozen of the country’s top file-sharing services were eliminated, including those backed by heavyweights Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent and Huawei.


China has also tightened the reigns on foreign content in the country. In April regulators banned Apple’s newly-launched iBooks and iTunes Movies services. In the same month a partnership between Alibaba and Disney to stream content was similarly halted by regulators.


版权声明:本站内容全部来自于腾讯微信公众号,属第三方自助推荐收录。《It's Now Illegal To Cite Social Media As A News Source In China》的版权归原作者「TechNode动点科技」所有,文章言论观点不代表Lambda在线的观点, Lambda在线不承担任何法律责任。如需删除可联系QQ:516101458

文章来源: 阅读原文

相关阅读

关注TechNode动点科技微信公众号

TechNode动点科技微信公众号:TechNodeEN

TechNode动点科技

手机扫描上方二维码即可关注TechNode动点科技微信公众号

TechNode动点科技最新文章

精品公众号随机推荐