anti-vulgarity campaign

50 Microblogs Shuttered as Web Crackdown Continues

An official with China’s new Internet watchdog announced Monday that authorities recently shut down 50 microblogs for pornography and vulgarity, the latest in a series of crackdowns since the government began implementing...

Three Ways of Looking at the PRC’s Latest Campaigns

Jeffrey Wasserstrom argues that recent campaigns by the CCP may owe as much to Chiang Kai-shek and Lee Kuan Yew as to Mao Zedong: There’s no question that Mao left an indelible mark on China (this may be the only point of...

China Jails Man 13 Years for Running Porn Web Site

From AP: The court in the Guangdong province city of Jiangmen handed down the sentence to Huang Yizhong and fined him 100,000 yuan ($14,600), the official Xinhua News Agency said. Huang pleaded guilty to charges of copying and...



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