China makes chat group administrators criminally liable for unlawful messages

New regulations in China will make chat group administrators responsible — and even criminally liable — for messages containing politically sensitive material, rumors and violent or pornographic content. The regulations also demand that all chat room users in mainland China verify their real identity.

Country: Global

Domains: IG

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: Internet, chat rooms, China, liability

Posted on Monday 18 September 2017

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