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A man in China has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for running a US-hosted porn site as the Communist Party continues its crackdown on illegal content. The Orwellian-sounding National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publications announced to the state-run Xinhua news agency that Sheng Jiarong, of Qingdao city in …

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"strengthen self-control, self-restraint and strict self-discipline" online.

I know a few web sites with pics, videos and stories along those lines. Perhaps the PRC government should mirror them for the benefit of their citizens.

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"periodically get tough on pornography, internet fraud and other unacceptable online activities"

Ironic considering China is the biggest producer of copied and fake goods worldwide with zero respect for copyright, patents and so on - would be nice to see them crack down on the thousands of factories turning out cheap, poor quality and often dangerous copies of branded goods.

I guess though the factory owners employ millions and they pay taxes so the moral here is it is OK to break the law if you contribute to society but if you peddle tits and bums and don't generate the government an income then you are bad and must pay with 10 years!

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"The authorities periodically get tough on pornography, internet fraud and other unacceptable online activities"

Since when was pornography an unacceptable online activity? It's practically mandatory!

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"The Orwellian-sounding National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publications " - surely if this was 1984 that would be the National Office for Sexual Liberation?

Coat is already on...

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I take this as proof that being a prole in Oceania, would be far better, than being a present day one in Eastasia.

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I'm guessing the ebooks work quite well with the pictorial nature of Chinese writing

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