China Regulator Shuts Video Web Sites, Warns Others

[IDG] China’s Internet regulator on Monday ordered 10 online video sites to shut down and warned another 17, resuming an aggressive policy on such sites that had been relaxed during the summer.The State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) said in a notice on its Web site (Chinese) that under the “Internet Audio Video Program Service Management Regulations,” “there are still some Web sites posting audio and video programs containing pornography, violence and terror, endangering national security.”
www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/152917/china_regulator_shuts_video_web_sites_warns_others.htmlThe Day Video Died: SARFT Suspends Chinese Internet Video Websites
China’s State Administration of Radio Film and Television has released a report on an audit of the Internet audio-visual services in China and it has ordered ten websites to suspend their online video and Internet music operations.
www.chinatechnews.com/2008/10/28/7847-the-day-video-died-sarft-suspends-chinese-internet-video-websites/

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