China Cracks Down On ‘Indecent’ Song Lyrics: State Media

From AFP:

A city in southwest China has ordered a crackdown on indecent and politically rebellious songs in karaoke parlours, demanding that tunes with offensive lyrics be banned, state media said Monday.
Computer software installed on music libraries at up to 150 major karaoke parlours in Chongqing will also automatically prevent people from ordering up lewd songs, the English-language Global Times reported.
Authorities have found songs “which have obscene lyrics depicting sexual situations,” the report said.

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2 Responses to China Cracks Down On ‘Indecent’ Song Lyrics: State Media

  1. MAC says:

    I haven’t read the article yet, but allow to first register a virtual eye-roll at yet another article playing on the Great Leap Forward in the title.

  2. Chinese says:

    Communist government will decide what its citizen should listen to, what to write, what to say, what to believe, what to listen, what to think and maybe what eat and drink.
    Dictators