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Sina (SINA -1.1%), Tencent (TCEHY.PK), and other Chinese Internet firms have been "punished" in...

Sina (SINA -1.1%), Tencent (TCEHY.PK), and other Chinese Internet firms have been "punished" in an unspecified manner for enabling the spread of unfounded rumors about a coup d'etat in Beijing, reports state wire service Xinhua. Chinese authorities have long been uneasy about the ability of Sina's Weibo and other web messaging platforms to spread uncensored information and opinions.
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  • TruffelPig
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    And "HOW" have they been "punished"? Is "punishment in an unspecified manner" not "spreading of rumours" too? But hey, we are free here to say whatever BS we want :). Facts please.
    30 Mar 2012, 06:48 PM Reply Like
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