Latest crackdown on Chinese social media sees dozens of high-profile Weibo accounts silenced

//Latest crackdown on Chinese social media sees dozens of high-profile Weibo accounts silenced

Latest crackdown on Chinese social media sees dozens of high-profile Weibo accounts silenced

One of China’s leading social media platforms announced on Monday that it had silenced a number of leading opinion formers, including Yu Jianrong, a popular outspoken liberal intellectual with more than seven million followers.Sina, the owner of the Twitter-style microblog Weibo, announced officials on Monday that “according to the relevant laws and regulations”, it had suspended or shut down more than 50 accounts which published “politically harmful information”.Alibaba, the owner of the South…

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