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China urges end to ‘cancer’ of online rumours

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AFP
Tuesday, August 30, 2011

China’s state news agency called on Internet sites Tuesday to stop the “cancer” of online rumours, in the latest sign of official unease over the rising popularity of social networking sites.
The Xinhua news agency’s call for an end to online “rumour-mongering” came days after a similar warning from a senior Communist Party official and reflects the government’s growing disquiet at the rapid rise of China’s micro-blogs.

“The Internet is an important carrier of social information, civilization and progress. Rumours will harm the network and are a dangerous cancer,” Xinhua said in a commentary published only in Chinese.

“The reform of Internet technology has facilitated the rapid flood of information and communication but also has brought… serious cyber rumours, that harm the Internet’s development.

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