Web Pornography Targeted in China – BBC News

_44374513_chinainternet_getty203.jpgBBC News writes about the Chinese government’s strong stance against Internet :

Chinese authorities closed down 44,000 websites and arrested 868 people last year in a campaign against internet pornography, state media has reported.

Another 1,911 people received unspecified penalties for “pornography activities”, Xinhua news agency said.

The campaign began last year, after President Hu Jintao warned the internet could harm and called for a “healthy online culture”. [Full text]


[Image: From Getty Images, via BBC News.]

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