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In January of 2009, China announced a crackdown on vulgar websites. For more information see here ([http://it.people.com.cn/GB/119390/118342/142545/ Chinese]) and here ([http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jan/06/china-internet-censorship English]). Netizens have often been skeptical about whether such crackdowns are merely a pretext for going after politically sensitive content online. The most popular blogger [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/han-han/ Han Han] wrote a post entitled [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2010/01/han-han-“from-now-on-i’m-a-vulgar-person”/ “From Now On, I’m a Vulgar Person] to protest the crackdown.
 
In January of 2009, China announced a crackdown on vulgar websites. For more information see here ([http://it.people.com.cn/GB/119390/118342/142545/ Chinese]) and here ([http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jan/06/china-internet-censorship English]). Netizens have often been skeptical about whether such crackdowns are merely a pretext for going after politically sensitive content online. The most popular blogger [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/han-han/ Han Han] wrote a post entitled [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2010/01/han-han-“from-now-on-i’m-a-vulgar-person”/ “From Now On, I’m a Vulgar Person] to protest the crackdown.

Revision as of 17:06, 10 September 2013

低俗(dī sú): vulgar

A web custodian sweeps content “of vulgar style” from the Internet

In January of 2009, China announced a crackdown on vulgar websites. For more information see here (Chinese) and here (English). Netizens have often been skeptical about whether such crackdowns are merely a pretext for going after politically sensitive content online. The most popular blogger Han Han wrote a post entitled “From Now On, I’m a Vulgar Person to protest the crackdown.

More news about Chinese government's anti-vulgar campaign on CDT is here.