China draws up plan to bring algorithms under state control in sign of tightened censorship

Published Sep 29 2021 at 12:00 PM GMT
  • China has laid out a three-year plan to rein in the use of algorithms, marking Beijing’s latest effort to bring the country’s internet industry firmly under state control.
  • Under the new policy guidelines, local governments are urged to tighten the regulation of algorithms, while companies are told that they will be held accountable for misusing the technology, according to a notice published on Wednesday by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), the country’s internet watchdog.



  • Published Sep 29, 2021 12:00 PM GMT