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China firms to curb 'harmful internet data'
Pledge by nearly 40 companies forms part of new steps to tighten government's control of cyberspace.
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2011 05:13

The heads of China's largest internet companies have vowed to stop the spread of so-called harmful information. They made the promise after attending a three-day workshop organised by the government in Beijing.

Nearly 40 companies - including e-commerce giant Alibaba and search engine Baidu - say they will "curb internet rumours".

Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan reports from Beijing.

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