John and Matt start with new group chat rules as well as VPNs and end up talking about deeper questions the economic implications of a truly tech-savvy Chinese government, specifically:

  • Rules affecting group chats in WeChat, QQ, and Baidu Tieba
  • The technical sophistication of China’s internet control policy
  • How China’s policy towards the internet helped create BAT
  • What a China with perfect information might look like

Correction: Google’s market share when it left was around 30%.


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John Artman, outgoing EIC of TechNode

John Artman

John Artman is the Editor in Chief for TechNode, the leading English information source for news and insight into China’s tech and startups, and co-host of the China Tech Talk podcast, a regular discussion...

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