LinkedIn reviews China policy

By Fergus Ryan

LinkedIn has admitted it “may have gone too far” and is reconsidering its policy of censoring content deemed too sensitive by the Chinese government. “We do want to get this right, and we are strongly considering changing our policy so that content from our Chinese members that is not allowed in China will still be viewed globally,” LinkedIn spokesperson Hani Durzy told Bloomberg.

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner said in a log post the same month that the company "fundamentally disagrees with government censorship," but that "LinkedIn's absence in China would deny Chinese professionals a means to connect with others on our global platform.

Read more here: Business Spectator


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