back to article Dirty dancing grabs the attention of China's cyberspace regulators

China's Cyberspace Administration (CAC) has punished Alibaba-owned search engine Quark and livestreaming platform NetEase for content it deemed vulgar. Quark was fined ¥500,000 (US$68,340) and NetEase was required to suspend updates on a channel specializing in dancing content for seven days. Both companies were required to …

  1. ChoHag Silver badge

    These days my daughter teaches me the new swear words.

    Good luck with that repression, China. It's worked out so well everywhere else.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Birds of a feather

    No wonder...China gets on so well with Iran.

  3. Neil Barnes Silver badge

    Is 'cyber bullying'

    a government telling an IT company, 'you can't do that!'?

  4. Andy The Hat Silver badge

    Welcome to the future

    Isn't this just an example of what's going to happen when the "cyber security" act is fully implemented in the UK and restricts "obscene, offensive and pornographic material"?

  5. Duncan10101

    Close but ...

    You started with the "Dirty dancing" reference, but failed to follow-up.

    Perhaps a tagline something like ... "Nobody puts Beijing in a corner" ????

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Close but ...

      Look, spaghetti arms. This is my online space. This is your online space. I don't go into yours, you don't go into mine. You gotta hold the frame.

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Other stories you might like