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China Now Require All Citizens To ‘Register’ To Use Internet

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 Cinnamon    23,024

China: Abusive Cybersecurity Law Set to be Passed

Law Strangles Online Freedom, Anonymity

 The Chinese government is set to adopt the Cybersecurity Law, a regressive measure that strengthens censorship, surveillance, and other controls over the Internet, Human Rights Watch said today. China’s top legislative body, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, held a third and final reading on the law on October 31, 2016, and is expected to pass the law by the end of its October 31-November 7 session.

“Despite widespread international concern from corporations and rights advocates for more than a year, Chinese authorities pressed ahead with this restrictive law without making meaningful changes,” said Sophie Richardson, China Director. “The already heavily censored Internet in China needs more freedom, not less.”

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http://investmentwatchblog.com/china-now-require-all-citizens-to-register-to-use-internet/

We must never let this happen here.

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