Xinhua: China to close down unregistered Web Sites

From Xinhua, via China Daily:

The Chinese Ministry of Information Industry has decided to temporarily close down all domestic web sites that fail to register with local telecommunications authorities before June 30.

The decision was announced here on Friday according to China’s two official methods on the management of Internet Information Services and Registration of Non-Profitable Internet Information Services.

All web sites temporarily closed down would get a 10-day grace period to fulfill their registration procedures with local telecommunication authorities, sources of the Ministry of Information Industry said.

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