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Posts deleted from Baidu Postbar
Three of them were reported to the police and subsequently arrested due to large sums of money involved, said Betty Tian, a Baidu spokeswoman. Baidu did not provide information on who had asked for the deletions or the nature of the posts that were deleted from the forum, where users can discuss a wide range of topics. “During the company's recent crackdown on illegal online post deletion activities, Baidu has discovered suspicious behavior with several of its employees,” the company said in a statement.
China's freewheeling Internet scene, with over half a billion users, has struggled to keep poor business practices at bay as it expands at a rapid clip. Alibaba Group