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Beijing orders microbloggers to register real names

• AFP
Beijing city authorities on Friday issued new rules requiring microbloggers to register their real names before posting online, as the Chinese government tightens its grip on the Internet.

The city government now requires users of weibos -- the Chinese version of Twitter -- to give their real names to website administrators, its official news portal said. 


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