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Accept cyber curbs to enter China, tech giants told

Google and Facebook are blocked in China, along with Twitter Inc and most major Western news outlets

Tom Miles | Reuters  |  Geneva 

Google and Facebook will have to accept China’s censorship and tough online laws if they want access to its 751-million internet users, Chinese regulators told a conference in Geneva on Monday. Google and Facebook are blocked in China, along with Twitter Inc and most major Western news outlets. “That’s a question maybe in many people’s minds, why Google, why Facebook are not yet working and operating in China,” said Qi Xiaoxia, director general of the Bureau of International Cooperation at the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC). In Google’s case, it ...

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First Published: Tue, December 19 2017. 01:20 IST
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