Tencent censors article on China’s widening tech gap with US, written by its own researcher

//Tencent censors article on China’s widening tech gap with US, written by its own researcher

Tencent censors article on China’s widening tech gap with US, written by its own researcher

Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings censored an article by one of its own staff researchers published on Friday that discussed the country’s widening gap in the digital economy with the US and stressed the importance of the tech sector amid Beijing’s ongoing crackdown on related industries.The move came hours after news broke Friday night that a district procuratorate in Beijing launched a lawsuit against Tencent alleging that the “youth mode” on WeChat, the country’s most popular social media…

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