Thursday, December 18, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
North Korea Linked To Recent Sony Hacking
Sony Global Education Established
CEA and Japan Audio Society to Jointly Promote Hi-Res Audio
Intel, IBM Follow Different Strategies On 14nm FinFET
Toshiba Announces 6TB Enterprise Capacity HDD Models
WebOS 2.0 Smart TV Platfom To Debut At CES
ICANN Targeted in Phishing Attack
BlackBerry Classic Makes Official Debut
Active Discussions
Windows xp
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > Mobiles > China C...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
China Camapaigns Against Instant Messaging Services


The Chinese government has started a campaign to eliminate spreading of rumors and what it calls infiltration of hostile forces through popular smartphone-based instant messaging services.

According to the official Xinhua News Agency, while such services have become popular online communication channels, some people have used them to distribute "illegal and harmful information, seriously undermining public interests and order in cyberspace," said a statement from the State Internet Information Office (SIIO).

The campaign will target public accounts on instant messaging services, which can spread information on a large scale and mobilize followers, according to the statement.

WeChat has more than 800 million users. Besides private accounts used for communication among friends, family and acquaintances, many public accounts are owned by organizations, companies or individuals for mass communication.

The campaign will crack down on those spreading rumors and information relating to violence, terrorism and pornography, as well as those using instant messaging for fraud.

"We will firmly fight against infiltration from hostile forces at home and abroad," the statement said.

The SIIO, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Ministry of Public Security will hold service providers responsible if they do not fulfill their duty.

The authorities also encourage the public to provide tip-offs through emails, phone calls or the website net.china.com.cn, the statement added.

Instant messaging companies, including WeChat, Momo, Mi Talk and Yixin, have agreed to cooperate with the Chinese authorities and launch internal inspection, said a statement issued after a meeting among the three government departments and service providers.

Instant messaging companies should work with the government to fight prostitution, fraud and blackmarket on their applications, the announcement said. They should also introduce practice to identify and clear rumors on their applications, it added.



Previous
Next
Apple Urges Hacked iCloud Users to Change Passwords        All News        NTT DOCOMO to Offer Apple iPad in Japan
ARCHOS 64 Xenon Phablet Coming This Month     Mobiles News      New LG G3 Smartphone Officially Announced

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .