Netizens in China continue to chatter about a coup, so over the weekend, users of Twitter-like sites run by Sina.com and Tencent were prevented from commenting on each other’s posts, according to FT.
It’s a reminder that a major risk to these companies is the fact that the government can come in anytime and censor or shut down the whole thing.
Anyway, that’s hurting Sina this morning.
As you can see here, it’s off over 4% in the pre-market.
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