LinkedIn, the professional networking site, is launching a Chinese-language site and says it will comply with the communist government's censorship rules.

"Government restrictions on content will be implemented only when and to the extent required," said CEO Jeff Weiner in a statement Tuesday. "LinkedIn will be transparent about how it conducts business in China and will use multiple avenues to notify members about our practices."

Two-thirds of LinkedIn's 277 million users are outside of the U.S.