BEIJING, Dec. 22 (Xinhuanet) -- China has closed
1,129 pornographic web sites since the nationwide crackdown began this July,
according to Internet Society of China (ISC) here Wednesday.
Since the web site, www.china.cn was opened June 10 by the ISC,it has received 95,000 reports of pornographic and
other illegal web sites.
The related departments have closed 1,278 illegal web sites
and 114 sites promoting gambling, superstitious activities and cult
propaganda according to the information provided by the informers.
With the closures, the on-line reports on the illegal
web sites have declined to 17.4 percent from 67 percent when the crackdown
The government will now shift its focus to other
illegal web sites including those for gambling and superstitious activities.
China's Ministry of Public Security rewarded a number
of informers since China launched a nationwide campaign to crack downon the
illegal on-line operations. Their information has also helped to uncover 254
criminal cases and capture 445 suspects. Enditem