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China internet: Ren Zhiqiang’s comment blocked after Xi criticism

Ren Zhiqiang in Shanghai on 12 Nov 2010Image copyright

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Ren Zhiqiang has some-more than 30m followers

China has close down a microblogging accounts of outspoken former skill aristocrat Ren Zhiqiang after he criticised President Xi Jinping.

The Cyberspace Administration of China indicted Mr Ren of edition “illegal messages that had a bad impact”.

Mr Ren had created that state media were saved by taxpayers and should offer them, not a Communist Party.

President Xi urged state media early this month to follow celebration lines in their reporting.

China has been criticised for a despotic internet regulations, including restraint vital sites and censoring posts.

But Mr Xi has argued that countries had a right to select how to rise and umpire a internet.

Media captionChina thinks your supervision should control your internet

Almost 40 reporters are now in jail in China for work posted online, a advocacy organisation Reporters Without Borders says.

Ren Zhiqiang is a late tip skill developer with some-more than 30 million online followers.

His Weibo blog final week aggressive Mr Xi had been criticised by state media – one referring to him as referring “anti-Communist Party” thoughts.

Internet users had to hang to a law and a fundamentals of socialism, pronounced Jiang Jun, a orator for a Cyberspace Administration of China.

China has also denounced new manners – entrance into outcome on 10 Mar – banning unfamiliar media companies and unfamiliar corner ventures from distributing calm online but before capitulation by Beijing officials.

China’s ‘great firewall’

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Beijing keeps a world’s largest online race under parsimonious controls

Access to a BBC’s English-language website was temporarily blocked final year

Virtual Private Network (VPN) systems are among a latest online targets

This year web users were criminialized from posting underneath famous people’s names

Article source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-35682030