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China shuts down over 100 independent news websites

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 14:38

China has shut down more than 100 privately-run news websites since May this year, defending the move as part of a campaign against extortionists, but critics alleged that it was a crackdown on citizen journalists.

Over 60 websites shut down in China`s anti-porn campaign

Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 19:22

At least 62 websites, blogs and microblog accounts were shut down in a fresh crackdown on online pornography in China, the government said Thursday.

China shuts websites, microblog accounts over fraud, blackmail

Last Updated: Friday, September 14, 2012, 09:43

Several websites and microblog accounts have been closed in China for being involved in fraud and blackmail, the country`s National Internet Information Office announced Thursday.