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Reuters exclusively reports that senators revive bill to combat Chinese censorship of U.S. companies

Reuters exclusively reported that a bipartisan group of U.S. senators will revive legislation to counter Chinese censorship in the United States, a new effort by Congress to hold Beijing accountable for its growing efforts to stifle criticism beyond its borders, Senator Jeff Merkley told Reuters. The bill is co-sponsored by Republicans Marco Rubio and John Cornyn, as well as Democrat Elizabeth Warren. A similar bill was introduced in 2019 but stalled. The new censorship bill would direct the president to set up an interagency task force under the National Security Council to monitor and address China’s censorship or intimidation of Americans and U.S. companies. 

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Topics of Interest: Business & Finance
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Equities
Regions: Americas
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Major Global Story
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