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Sina, the company that owns China’s über-popular Twitter-like service Weibo, has had two key licences withdrawn by Beijing in retaliation for allegedly allowing the publication of articles and videos containing pornographic content. A missive from the National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publications seen by Xinhua …

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Big Brother

The sound you hear...

... is David Cameron taking notes for the run-up to the next election...

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Anti Porn Laws?

Will they be passing laws against the tides and rain as well?

As for Chinese porn, there is certainly no lack of it.

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"...pornographic content instigated by president Xi Jinping"

If he's so concerned about people seeing it, maybe he should stop...

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Two thoughts

It might be interesting to see who is picking up the newly discounted shares, especially if we see a recurrence. Second I expect would be rhetorical. Has each and every party member given up their private porn channels? Thought not.

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Imagine

Just think of what it would be like if that happened to YouTube.

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