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Is China Pulling Plug On WhatsApp?

The Chinese government began blocking Facebook-owned WhatsApp, this week -- at least in part. “The disruption of WhatsApp was the latest in a long line of big digital services running up against China’s ‘Great Firewall,’” The New York Times reports. “WhatsApp, which had generally avoided major disruptions in China despite the full block of Facebook and Instagram, appears to have become a victim of those circumstances.”

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