BEIJING, March 27 (Xinhua) -- Chinese police said in a statement Tuesday they had shut down a fake police service website and arrested four suspects.
The website was named "China Internet supervision and investigation authority" and had the address www.wangjing110.com -- a combination of the Chinese pronunciation of cyber police and the number of the well recognized police hotline. Full story
China deletes 225 pornographic microblog accounts
BEIJING, March 12 (Xinhua) -- Chinese authorities have shut down 225 microblog accounts and punished the owners of 154 websites for spreading lewd content, in the latest effort to cleanse the Internet environment.
Among these sites, some that were set up without official approval have already been closed, and others, which are being operated with a license, were ordered to erase all obscene content, according to a statement released Monday by the State Internet Information Office. Full story
China to launch campaign against online porn
BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- China will launch a half-year-long special campaign to crack down on the spread of pornographic and vulgar information through the Internet and mobile phones.
The campaign, to be carried out by the country's nine government agencies including the State Internet Information Office, the Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, will run from the start of March till the end of August, according to a statement issued at a working conference on Monday. Full story