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Wednesday January 7, 2009 5:16 pm

China Limits Internet Usage, Cites Porn and Obscene Content


Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Editorial, Google, Internet


Chinese on PCsChina has decided to cut back on their country’s Internet access to porn and obscene content by blacklisting 19 portals and sites. Included in that list are Netease, Baidu and Google. The deputy director of the State Council Information Office, Cai Mingzhao, said “Immediate action is needed to purify the Internet environment.”

Supposedly the Chinese Google has links to porn sites and although China’s Internet Illegal Information Reporting Center asked them to take them off, nothing was done. A spokesperson there said, “Google is neither the owner of those Web sites and porn nor does it spread (that) information intentionally.” We figure if someone wants to find that sort of content, there is always a way.


Read More | CNN

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