Phi Beta Iota: This is clearly mandated by the Chinese government and certainly falls within their authority. There is the related matter of individual accountability. Crowd-stalking is enabled by the ease with which people can establish multiple false identities across various social media platforms, and by the lack of due diligence by those platforms to stop defamation and crowd-stalking. A new encrypted Internet should be able to both offer anonymity and also accountability via hidden but legally accessible identity.
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Steele, Robert, “How The Deep State Controls Social Media and Digitally Assassinates Critics: #GoogleGestapo – Censorship & Crowd-Stalking Made Easy,” American Herald Tribune, November 7, 2017.