China’s Communist Party is cracking down on phone users by blocking words “sensitive to the state”—such as “Almighty God”—and deactivating numbers, according to the Christian Post.
“If one says anything deemed unfavorable to the CCP, he or she will be punished,” Mr. Li, a former employee of state-owned China Mobile Online Services Company said to Bitter Winter.
Li, who recently resigned from the company, asked to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation. While working for China Mobile Online Services, he and 500 other employees monitored all messages and phone calls for sensitive information. Any employee who discovered critical remarks towards the CCP or any other leaders would review it and send to authorities. “If anyone were not careful enough and missed a piece of sensitive information, this would result in the deduction in monthly salary and year-end […]