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Online platforms face industry ban for violation of new Chinese content-regulation rules

By Xu Yuan
  • 01 Mar 2020 23:09
  • 02 Jul 2020 23:04
Online platforms in China, including social media and news portals, starting this month are subject to harsher rules for content regulation that could result in industry bans as punishment, after new rules were put in place to create an online environment that conforms to values promoted by the government.

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Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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