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LinkedIn: The last remaining western network leaves China

Social platform LinkedIn is shutting down its Chinese-language site, which had been running as a parallel service under the name Lingying (领英) since 2014. LinkedIn’s withdrawal is the culmination of a development that has been going on for more than a decade. It has to do with the increasingly dense network of censorship with which the Chinese government is sealing off its country from information from the West.

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