¡¡¡¡BEIJING, Dec. 29 (Xinhuanet) -- From September to November, Chinese public
security authorities shut down 598 porn websites and wiped out 35 porn domain
names, according to a news conference here Thursday.
¡¡¡¡All the porn websites in China have been closed as of today, announced W
Heping, spokesman of the Ministry of Public Security at a news briefing on a
nationwide campaign of cracking down on-line porn.
¡¡¡¡The clues of porn websites reported by the public every day hasdropped to
9.4 from 14.1, most of which refer to foreign porn websites. And the clues of
on-line video porn show has dropped to 2.1 from 13, he said.
¡¡¡¡With 2,700 reported cases in 2000 and 14,000 in 2004, on-line porn
activities, gambling and fraud have become serious crimes in recent years and
are still rising, said Wu.
¡¡¡¡More than 80 percent of the domestic computers were once infected by virus
annually in recent years and the daily junk mails flowing to domestic users
exceeds 60 million, making China agiant country of sending and receiving junk
mails, he said.
¡¡¡¡Together with the Information Office of the State Council and the Ministry
of Information Industry, the Ministry of Public Security launched a nationwide
campaign on cracking down Internet porn like on-line video chatting in September
this year. Enditem