China Blocked Over 350 Million Pieces Of Text, Pictures, and Videos Last Year

Posted Jan 3, 2011

As you probably know, the Chinese government censors the Internet in the Asian country. ?By November, [?] 350m pieces of harmful information, including text, pictures and videos, had been deleted,? stated Wang Chen, the deputy head of the Community party’s propaganda department. ?There was a notable improvement in the online cultural environment.? These blocked websites do not include the many social networks blocked there including Facebook. [Financial Times]