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LinkedIn Rebuked by China for Failing to Control Political Content

  LinkedIn has been the lone major American social network allowed to operate in China. It seems Microsoft's professional networking site LinkedIn is in hot water in China as the country's Internet regulator has rebuked the executive of the company this month for failing to control political content, The New York Times reported. LinkedIn has been the lone major American social network allowed to operate in China. The Microsoft-owned service for professionals censors the posts made by its millions of Chinese users. But it is not clear what material got the company into trouble. The regulator said it had found objectionable posts circulating in the period around an annual meeting of China's lawmakers, The New York Times reported citing people, who have been briefed on the matter. As a punishment, the people said, officials are requiring LinkedIn to perform a self-evaluation and offer a report to the Cyberspace Administration of China, the country's Internet regulator. The