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Saudi orders telcos to ensure Skype, Whatsapp meet local laws

Saudi orders telcos to ensure Skype, Whatsapp meet local laws

RIYADH | Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:31am EDT RIYADH (Reuters) – Some Internet-based communication tools such as Skype and Whatsapp flout Saudi Arabia’s telecom laws, the regulator said on Sunday, instructing telecom operators to quickly ensure these services comply. The announcement from the kingdom’s Communications and Information [...]

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China’s Tencent messaging app may no longer be free: government official

China’s Tencent messaging app may no longer be free: government official

SHANGHAI | Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:12am EDT SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Users of Tencent Holdings’ hugely popular mobile chatting application may have to pay fees in future to satisfy China’s three mobile telecom operators, Chinese media quoted a government official as saying on Sunday. Tencent’s Weixin, or WeChat, chatting application (app) is currently free and [...]

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China’s Tencent messaging app may no longer be free: government official

China’s Tencent messaging app may no longer be free: government official

SHANGHAI | Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:12am EDT SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Users of Tencent Holdings’ hugely popular mobile chatting application may have to pay fees in future to satisfy China’s three mobile telecom operators, Chinese media quoted a government official as saying on Sunday. Tencent’s Weixin, or WeChat, chatting application (app) is currently free and [...]

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