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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. The campaign identified many leading Internet companies, including Google and Baidu, for failing to comply with government censorship directives. While the language of the official campaign directive focused on erotic, violent, and drug-related content, netizens suspected that the crackdown was fundamentally aimed at eradicating politically sensitive content, launched an online protest against the campaign. Han Han, one of China's most popular bloggers, wrote a post entitled “From Now On, I’m a Vulgar Person in defiance of the crackdown.

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