Cleaning house before the New Year

“China’s Internet Watchdog Closes Hundreds of Websites, Criticizes Tencent App,” The Wall Street Journal, January 24, 2019.  China removes harmful, lewd, and vulgar information from the web, just weeks before Chinese New Year

Interesting interplay of Governance (who’s in charge?) and Compliance, all with Information in the background.

The US couldn’t do this (could they?), at least on this scale for this type of content.  Europe exercises similar control, with the right to be forgotten.  What implications does this have for the world-wide web?

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