Tuesday, January 19, 2010

China Begins Censoring SMS, Service Resumes in Xinjiang

China Mobile and China Unicom has begun censoring text messages of its users, according to the People's Daily Online. Government departments have issued to the mobile operators a list of 13 standards for "vulgar content" and provocative messages.

In addition, China Daily newspaper reported that SMS has been restored in Xinjiang Province. All Internet, SMS and international telephone service in Xinjiang were suspended in July 2009 following the riots there.http://english.peopledaily.com.cnhttp://www.chinadaily.com.cn

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