Internet regulator cracks down on music and audio-based social platforms

July 1, 2019

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China’s top internet regulator, the Cyber Administration of China (CAC), has tightened its grip on music apps and audio-focused social platforms, punishing a total of 26 apps for lowbrow and other non-compliant content. Among the apps removed from major Chinese Android app stores were NetEase Cloud Music, audio platform Lizhi FM and Ximalaya FM, and social app Soul. The apps still appear in app stores, but in place of their descriptions is a message: “According to related laws and regulations, this app is not available for download.”

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