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China Accuses Its Top 3 Internet Giants of Potentially Violating Cybersecurity Law

To show its resolution, the Cyberspace Administration also vowed to “further increase the intensity of internet content supervision and law enforcement” toward illegal acts online.

In addition, the Cyberspace Administration welcomed netizens to report any “harmful” online information and published its 24-hour hotline number, website, and email.

But because of the CPC’s typical way of speaking in jargon and cliches, it’s hard to grasp — even for Chinese speakers — what problems the CPC was really referring to.

Regardless, it is obvious that the Cyberspace Administration understood the CPC’s point that more intense internet content supervision is needed.

Some Chinese netizens commented on the crackdown by quoting the famous line from the television show Game of Thrones : “Winter is coming.”

READ MORE (The Diplomat)

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