This is the place where you can earn top dollar for sharing a 60 second personal opinion, and where you can pay to glean thoughts from celebrities, playboys, professors and government bodies alike. We’re talking about Fendathe Q&A voice message platform, and after a mysterious 47 day suspension, it’s now back in business.

For over a month people were unable to log on, and the popular theory was that Fenda had run into trouble with the regulators. Pay-per-play audio responses on Fenda were a snag for online censors, added to an amplified effect of the information disseminated, due to the influence of option leaders, speculated the Chinese internet.

The theory was to some extent proved as users found that the system had begun to censor responses. Tang Que, a fantasy writer, was unable to upload his response today: “Sorry, according to laws and regulations, your answer contains inappropriate content, please record another answer, or the expenses will be refunded to the question raiser” read an alert as he attempted to upload an answer regarding his recent plans.

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Based in Beijing, April Ma writes on tech trends and covers startups that may (or may not) be the next BATs. Reach her at April.ma@technode.com or Mafangjing (Wechat).