back to article China blocked 54.3 million items online in 2022, after snitches sent 170 million tips

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has put numbers to its drive to reshape the local internet, claiming it cleaned up 54.3 million pieces of information it deemed illegal and bad in 2022 alone. The CAC announced that during 2022 it had also removed 420 mobile applications and closed more than 25,000 illegal websites …

  1. Neil Barnes Silver badge

    Developers for such platforms were blocklisted.

    Some new punishment with added buzzwords?

  2. Paul Crawford Silver badge

    Sadly the main motivation for cleaning up the sewer that is "the Internet" is not that altruistic, it is largely driven by the CCP's desire to suppress political opposition.

    1. Claverhouse Silver badge

      So what is the Conservative Party's [ Great Britain ] motivation ---- see David Cameron et al --- for cleaning up the Internet ?

    2. gandalfcn Silver badge

      You mean like the USA, UK., India ...............

  3. First Light

    India "Mother of Democracy"

    If India is the "Mother of Democracy" as PM Modi insists then wny all the suppression?

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