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China censors Hong Kong internet, US tech giants resist

FILE: TikTok is displayed on the screen of an iPhone on April 13, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia TikTok said late July 6, 2020, it is stopping its popular video snippet-sharing app from working in Hong Kong due to "recent events." The move by TikTok, owned by China-based ByteDance, came as Facebook, Google and Twitter put a hold on requests by Hong Kong's government or police force for information on users, following China's imposition of a sweeping new security law. / AFP / Olivier DOULIERY

 

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