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WhatsApp gets flak in China over terror

- /Bloomberg

China has hit out at Facebook’s WhatsApp, saying the messaging service should act to stop the spread of “illegal informatio­n” as the country seeks greater scrutiny over the internet in the run-up to its once-in-five years Communist Party congress. WhatsApp should take proactive measures to intercept informatio­n to do with violence and terror, the Cyberspace Administra­tion of China said.

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