Nov 02, 2011 04:17 PM

Citing Obscenity, Officials Shut Down 50 Weibo Accounts

Less than a week following the release of controversial new television restrictions, Chinese officials revealed that they have also put some teeth on a newly-created internet agency.

According to an October 31 report by the state-backed Xinhua News Agency, the State Internet Information Office several days ago shut down 50 microblogs for disseminating pornography and other obscene content.

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