China bans anonymous internet posts

Signal of change / China bans anonymous internet posts

By Joy Green / 30 Aug 2017

China bans anonymous internet posts - starting from October - tightening online surveillance even further.

 

China doubles down on real-name registration laws, forbidding anonymous online posts

China's crackdown on Internet freedom is getting even more intense. Last Friday, the country's top Internet censor announced a new set of regulations (link via Google Translate) meant to eliminate posts by anonymous users on Internet forums and other platforms. The Cyberspace Administration of China will start enforcing those rules on Oct.



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