Internet controls tightened further – SCMP

From the South China Morning Post, via Asia Media:

Supervision of internet will be tightened, the State Council has announced, while one of the mainland’s most popular liberal chat-room forums has been told to tone down comments on sensitive topics in further signs of increased control of the internet.

Chat room website Cat898.com published a notice on Tuesday saying the outlet, which is based in Hainan, would not carry any political topics on its main page, except for “mainstream information”.

Site chief editor Mu Mu said the site’s flagship “Mao Yan Kan Ren” forum would be allowed to carry only 300 topics and only 100 responses would be allowed on any subject. [Full text]

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