China sex sites
Tens of millions of Chinese citizens remain quarantined to their homes, moving much of their daily lives online. A biology teacher from Wenzhou shared similar problems, this time during a livestreamed course on meiosis, the division of sex cells. These tales reflect a long-standing crackdown.
A lot of porn sites and forums are accessible," technology blogger William Long wrote on his feed. Messages like that startled Chinese Web surfers, long accustomed to the authorities' Internet blockades. The country had been in the midst of highly publicized anti-pornography sweeps, and there had been no announcement of any change in government policy. Yet eight weeks later, the porn sites are still accessible.
But the rules risk slowing sexual health education in a country where many people are too embarrassed to talk publicly about sex. Reporting by Beijing newsroom; Editing by Ken Wills.
BEIJING Reuters - Ordinary web users in China will be banned from surfing sex-related medical and research websites from next month, amid an Internet crackdown on pornographic online content, according to new regulations. Technology News Updated.
Some internet porn sites in china now accessible
By Reuters Staff 2 Min Read. Medical information service providers must install software to ensure only professionals can access sites that carry information and research about sex, the regulations on the website of the Ministry of Health www.
Chat rooms on health channels in popular web sites, which are one of the few sources of information on sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases, may also be covered by the regulations. Beijing says the programme will protect children from pornographic and violent information, but critics fear it is a pretext for a wider crackdown on groups and sites the government fears or disapproves of, in a year of sensitive anniversaries.
By Reuters Staff.