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225 websites closed for spreading porn


08:36, February 28, 2013

BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- A crackdown on online pornography has seen 225 websites shut down for disseminating obscene and vulgar information, according to the State Internet Information Office.

More than 4,000 web channels and columns, and 30,000 blogs and microblogs were also closed during the campaign that started late last month, according to a statement released by the office on Wednesday.

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