Another example that shows the great love for video games despite government measures to control them is that on November 6, millions of fans called to watch the League of Legends World Championship, which was held in Iceland and where he appeared. Champion of the Chinese team that spawned huge celebrations in the streets.
Limitations also affect other technologies
In addition to Tencent and Fortnite, other foreign tech companies have suffered from Chinese regulations. In mid-October, Microsoft reported that it was shutting down a local version of LinkedIn, its professional networking platform, in China due to the difficult climate for tech companies in that country.
According to the company, they have realized “a significantly more challenging operating environment and higher compliance requirements in China,” so the company will shut down the current version of its software later this year.
Also, on November 2, Yahoo! They can no longer access it. “The business and legal environment in China is getting increasingly difficult,” said a spokesperson for the company, which began its withdrawal process in 2013 with the courier service shutting down.
In this case, the controversial decision was related to the regulations introduced by the state on privacy and data security. In this sense, the company said it maintained its “commitment to user rights and a free and open Internet”.
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