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China Gives Police Powers to Monitor Social Media Friends, Chat Groups


From Oct. 1, Chinese police will be empowered to use information from a person’s social media contacts list, including friends circles on popular smartphone chat apps, as evidence in criminal investigations. Public Domain

He told RFA in an interview on Friday that he expects the new rules to be used to police speech, rather than to support investigations into criminal actions. Continue reading