Chinese Internet giant Baidu will limit the ability of users of a communication platform Baidu Tieba to discuss topics related to cryptocurrencies. The company prohibits the establishment of forums on this subject and intends to follow the guidance of regulators to toughen policy towards cryptocurrency.
At the moment, the search terms “digital currency” and “virtual currency” in Baidu Tieba leads to reports that topics covered – according to the laws, regulations and policies. In the company explain that they were associated with the dissemination of information on ICO and speculation the cryptocurrency. At the same time, discussion threads bitcoin mining, Ethereum, etc. remain active.
We will remind that last week in a popular Chinese instant messenger and social network WeChat has blocked the accounts of the media, who write about cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. And the company Ant Financial, a subsidiary of Alibaba Group, decided to implement monitoring of activity of users in Alipay, to prevent trade cryptocurrencies on this site.