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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Don’t use WhatsApp or WeChat when you’re in China, University of California, Davis tells students | South China Morning Post

The University of California, Davis has circulated a China travel warning via email to some of its students, advising them not to use messaging apps like WhatsApp or WeChat or make "unfavourable political statements or postings on social media" while there.

The email reads: "While the use of What'sApp [sic], WeChat and like messaging apps is legal in China, we have seen in the latest espionage charge of a US citizen in Russia where the use of What'sApp [sic] has been cited in his espionage charges.