China launches crackdown on online pornography, illegal publications

Source: Xinhua| 2020-04-09 20:36:21|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, April 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese authorities have initiated a national crackdown campaign targeting online pornography and illegal publications to create a healthy social and cultural environment.

Cyberspace will be the focus of the campaign this year, according to the National Office for the Fight Against Pornography and Illegal Publications, stressing the clean-up of vulgar and pornographic content in live-streaming platforms, short videos, online literature, games and social media.

The campaign will also clear up illegal and harmful publications for children, blackmailing by fake journalists and unauthorized news outlets and copyright infringement.

The campaign will run from April to November.