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An official says Facebook and Google can come back to China if they ‘respect China’s laws,’ which includes censoring content and sharing users’ information

1 week ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
acebook and Google have demonstrated a strong interest in bringing their consumer-facing businesses to China, but the foray would require complying with the Communist Party's rules around censorship and its requests for information on users. "I just want to ask — what kind of law are you asking them to abide by? The Chinese Constitution says that citizens of the People’s Republic of China enjoy freedom of speech and press,” wrote one commentator on Weibo.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.