China has asked internet firms to rectify link blocking issues -official

FAN Editor
FILE PHOTO: A logo of Alibaba Group is seen during Alibaba Group's 11.11 Singles' Day global shopping festival at the company's headquarters in Hangzhou
FILE PHOTO: A logo of Alibaba Group is seen at the company’s headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, November 11, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

September 13, 2021

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s industry ministry has asked internet companies to conduct self examinations over the problem of website link blocking and will take measures against firms that fail to fully rectify accordingly.

Zhao Zhiguo, spokesperson of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, made the comments at a briefing on Monday.

The 21st Century Business Herald newspaper reported on Saturday that China’s industry ministry has told technology companies including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd to stop blocking each other’s website links from their platforms.

(Reporting by Shen Yan and Brenda Ghoh; Editing by Christopher Cushing)

Free America Network Articles

Leave a Reply

Next Post

Soccer-Guardiola urges Man City to build on winning form

Soccer Football – Premier League – Leicester City v Manchester City – King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain – September 11, 2021 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola looks on Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith September 13, 2021 (Reuters) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola praised his squad’s commitment after they bounced […]