Internet dragnet: China busts 10k for online crimes — RT

Chinese police said they have made more than 10,000 arrests as part of a three-month crackdown against individuals suspected of various online crimes.

The arrests included members of over 600 gangs using the Internet to direct their operations, according to a report by China’s Xinhua news agency.

The crimes the alleged suspects are charged with include the distribution of pornography, illegal trade in weapons and wiretapping devices, forging and selling professional certificates and the illegal collection and sale of personal information, the Chinese Ministry of Public Security said Wednesday.

The crackdown resulted in some 3.2 million online messages deemed “harmful” being deleted. Police ordered 62 websites and online forums to remove inappropriate content, and issued sanctions against 30 ISPs for allowing users to bypass China’s notorious internet censorship firewall.

The Chinese government maintains the crackdown is necessary.

via Internet dragnet: China busts 10k for online crimes — RT.

About these ads
Beastrabban\'s Weblog

Just another WordPress.com weblog

NYC Anarchist Black Cross

Free all U.S.-held political prisoners and prisoners of war!

#OpPenPal

until they are all free

GOP Quotes

In Their Own Words

Vox Political

Politics and discussion from the Heart of Wales

A Pseudo-Ottoman Blog: Occasional Musings

-- A Pseudo-Ottoman Blog: Occasional Musings --

CaptivatingNews

CaptivatingNews.com Views, insights, opinions and commentary on the news.

RED POWER MEDIA

INDIGENOUS

Anti Social Media

"Et s'il faut commencer par les coups d' pied au cul faudrait pas oublier qu' ça descend dans la rue"

La Maga de Barrios

Muxer en resistencia

Dogma and Geopolitics

When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow. ~Anais Nin

Pride's Purge

an irreverent look at UK politics

Philly Antifa

This blog is for all things Antifascist and is centered around Philadelphia, PA

El Pueblo Mapuche en Chile

Mapuche Indigenous in Chile

newritings

theorising practice

Just Sayin'

“Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'” -- Isaac Asimov

The Skeptical Teacher

Musings of a science teacher & skeptic in an age of woo.

Uprootedpalestinians's Blog

Palestinians are at the heart of the conflict in the M.E Palestinians uprooted by force of arms.. Yet faced immense difficulties have survived, kept alive their history and culture, passed keys of family homes in occupied Palestine from one generation to the next.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 5,993 other followers