China closes 3,918 illicit websites

China: As per the information given by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), a total number of 3,918 unauthorized websites were closed down by China’s internet watchdogs.

According to the statement, the websites included those that published content that jeopardized national security, and those that spread violence, vulgarity or ungrounded rumours.

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The CAC went on to say that Up to 316 cases related to illegal websites were handed to judicial organs in the same period.

More than 810,000 illicit cyber accounts were also closed in the second quarter of the year, the statement read.

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