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Submission + - China's Former Internet Tsar Detained in Corruption Probe (scmp.com)

hackingbear writes: China’s former internet tsar Lu Wei, who once sat in Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s seat during a visit to the California company, has been detained amid a Communist Party internal graft probe, its top anti-corruption agency said. As head of the Cyberspace Administration of China, Lu was a crucial official in the implementation of President Xi Jinping’s cybersecurity policy, but was abruptly removal from the helm of the internet regulator in June 2016. Along with six other people, either his colleagues or family members, Lu Wei has been taken away for investigation a few days ago,” a well-placed source in Beijing told the South China Morning Post.
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