March 2, 2024



China plans to have every single comment reviewed before it’s published on social media


By Waijee Yip


China may soon review every single comment before it goes out on social media, sparking fears of further censorship in a country that already has one of the world’s most restrictive media environments.

On Friday, China’s internet watchdog published a new set of draft rules on its website, instructing content platforms to review all online comments before they are published and to report any “illegal and bad information” found to the authorities. 

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