China names new Internet regulator head: Xinhua

Internet regulator the Cyberspace Administration of China has appointed a new director, according to state news agency Xinhua.
Internet regulator the Cyberspace Administration of China has appointed a new director, according to state news agency Xinhua.PHOTO: REUTERS

BEIJING (REUTERS) - Internet regulator the Cyberspace Administration of China has appointed a new director, state news agency Xinhua said on Wednesday (June 29).

Previous head Lu Wei has stepped down and been replaced by one of his deputies, Xu Lin, Xinhua said, without providing any other details.