China says social media companies must punish staff who spread ‘illegal content’

China has ordered online platforms to punish staff who spread “illegal” content domestically, in the latest move by authorities to tighten policing of the web. Service providers must “establish a sound information security management system”, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said in a Monday statement. “While we benefit from new applications or technologies… they are also improperly […]