Twitter deletes 170,000 Chinese propaganda accounts, Zoom blocks US-Chinese activists over Tiananmen call

John Leonard
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A year ago Twitter was accused of bowing to Chinese pressure, now it's Zoom's turn

Twitter announced Thursday that had taken down more than 170,000 sites connected to a state-linked Chinese disinformation network, as well as a smaller number of accounts based in Russia and Turkey...

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