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China pulls thousands of porn apps offline

China pulls thousands of porn apps offline

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Chinese internettoezichthouders have more than 5,500 apps offline. The apps are not available in China because they are pornographic and violent content.

Xinhua news agency reports that the ban of the apps the last step of China is in the clean-up of the internet.

Monday announced that China is already harder to act against it to bypass the blockages on websites that the authorities are blocked.

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Pornographic

More than sixteen hundred video apps are blocked due to the pornographic and violent images that circulate, report the internetautoriteiten of China’s southern Guangdong province.

Under the blocked apps are also over twelve hundred social apps because of the pornographic content offline were met. Other user apps would hack into third-user information, made infringement on other rights or brought wrongful charges.

Firewall

China in 1997, already has a firewall built that the internet in the country can be monitored and websites are blocked. 135 of the thousand most popular websites in the world for Chinese out of reach.

Among others, Google, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook by the Chinese authorities blocked. The services can be achieved with a VPN, that traffic is redirecting to, but who are in China illegally.

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