WTF Is Going On?

China clamps down on TV talent shows

No reality TV allowed for people worshipping at the altar of the state

10 October 2021 - 00:00

I'm not suggesting that the Chinese government had anything to do with the troubles at Facebook headquarters last week (https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/sci-tech/2021-10-05-sa-experts-weigh-in-on-facebook-whatsapp-and-instagram-outage/) (there are whistleblowers (https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/world/2021-10-05-us-lawmakers-demand-facebook-probes-as-whistleblower-testifies-children-harmed/) and in-house engineers for that).

Besides, I don’t think they have time to pay attention to the rest of the world’s public messaging and social networks when they're so busy curbing the enthusiasm of their own...

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