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China demands internet platforms verify users' true identity

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By GREG BAKER

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I guess there'll be a sudden demand for Fake ID cards shortly.

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Yeah, who wants to wanna live there

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The CIA's fifth column will be outraged by this.

Yeah, who wants to wanna live there

Keyboard warriors surely won't.

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That covers anything that damages "national honour", "disturbs economic or social order" or is aimed at "overthrowing the socialist system".

Dangerous but there are attempts in the west to mess with the internet in a whole variety of ways. Passing on information, whether you want info passed on or not. Voters details "accidentally" becoming public and so on.

That said; it hasn't reached the restrictive regressive standards of China but not a long way off.

The bravery of dissidents, who stand up to China's authoritarian regime is to be commended.

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All that is next is to tatoo numbers or names to identify people.

Who needs free speech anyways.....

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Who needs free speech anyways.....

Certainly the people of China don't deserve such freedoms, if one goes by various ruling party edicts.

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Won't this just incubate and spread the dark net usage in PRC?

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