Why Chinese government censors WeChat and WeChat dd news

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China has imposed a total ban on WeChat, the world’s most popular messaging app, in response to an alleged threat by the country’s cyber security chief.

WeChat’s Chinese-language version of WeChat was blocked on Sunday, the Chinese government said in a statement, adding that the government will block all other apps on Wechat, including WeChat.

The move comes days after the State Council, the top decision-making body in China, issued a directive banning WeChat in its State Council statement.

The order has been criticized by human rights groups, who say the government may be abusing its power to control the messaging app and force it into censorship.

The State Council said the move “does not constitute a direct attack on the security of the State,” the Associated Press reported, adding the move was in response “to serious allegations” that WeChat had sent “foreign spies” to the United States.

The Chinese government has not commented on the ban, the AP reported, citing a source familiar with the matter.

The People’s Daily, the Communist Party’s official newspaper, published a statement Monday saying it “took measures against the app’s operations, to prevent it from operating in the country and to protect the interests of the people.”

It’s unclear what, if any, action the State Cabinet will take on Weibo, China’s popular social networking site, according to the AP.

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