China Gets Tougher on Internet Users

...while Burma opens way for private daily newspapers

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 28, 2012 6:00 AM CST

(Newser) – No more aliases for China's Internet users. The government now requires users to give service providers their real names, a move that could potentially silence some microblog chatter. Internet firms are also facing more pressure to remove and report any banned postings. The crackdown...   Read full story »


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