Sina, the company that owns China’s über-popular Twitter-like service Weibo, has had two key licences withdrawn by Beijing in retaliation for allegedly allowing the publication of articles and videos containing pornographic content.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 …
The sound you hear...
... is David Cameron taking notes for the run-up to the next election...
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.
"...pornographic content instigated by president Xi Jinping"
If he's so concerned about people seeing it, maybe he should stop...
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.
Just think of what it would be like if that happened to YouTube.
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