ChainNews, one of China’s top crypto news sites, shuttered its operations today, reports Eliza Gkritsi of CoinDesk.
Gkritsi reports, “Earlier Friday the co-founder announced the closure in his personal WeChat moments, according to a screenshot obtained by CoinDesk.
“On Nov. 15, ChainNews said
its website would be down for maintenance for a few hours, but that the team would continue posting news on its Telegram channel and Twitter account. The news site has gone silent in both platforms since Nov. 25.
“The closure follows China’s Sept. 24 statement
that it would step up censorship of crypto news sites along with its escalated crackdown on trading and mining.”