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A top Chinese censor has been arrested over suspicions he took millions in bribes to help a local anti-virus firm to crush a competitor. Yu Bing, head of the internet monitoring department of Beijing's Municipal Public Security Bureau, allegedly took RMB 40m ($5.8m) in backhanders from Rising to frame criminal charges against …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    Excellent Behaviour, Comrade...

    Chairman Mao would be proud of such nefarious infighting amongst his minions....

    Award that man a case of rice wine and send round 3 of our finest hostesses!

  2. Telecide
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    Internet monitoring

    It seems that wherever there is email/internet monitoring you ar eliable to find this kind of thing. I seem to remember the monitoring of financial transactions from overseas to the US was abused by the relevant authority and commercially-sensitive material was fed to American companies. Who polices the police?

  3. Dr Patrick J R Harkin

    A year in prison?

    Given recent court cases, he's lucky he wasn't shot!

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