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Hunan censor tells of battle against pornography

Hunan censor tells of battle against pornography

A month after Hunan's anti-pornography department busted a provider of indecent videos, provincial television got a rare interview with one of the officials in charge of looking through the seized material.

Tuesday, 14 May, 2013, 3:53am

'You have to watch it even if you don't want to,' says senior pornography censor in China

Liu Xiaozhen speaks to Hunan Television. Photo: Screenshot

A month after Hunan's anti-pornography department busted a provider of indecent videos, provincial television got a rare interview with one of the officials in charge of looking through the seized material.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Internet pornography crying out for tougher regulations

Screen shot shows images on Google Chinese website. Photo: Imaginechina

We are putting our children through a vast social experiment, the outcomes of which we have absolutely no idea. We are raising the first generation in history to be exposed to the most extreme hardcore pornography from a prepubescent age. Thanks to the internet, all manner of sexuality is now on full, uncensored display, at our fingertips, 24/7.

7 May 2013 - 2:26am 5 comments

In India, a ban on pornography may be a good idea

Indian school children participate in a protest rally in New Delhi condemning the act of kidnapping and rape of a five year old child. Photo: EPA

It might seem extreme but Indians are so troubled by the spike in sexual violence against women and children that they are considering extreme measures - including banning pornography.

7 May 2013 - 2:23am

Former CCTV presenter charged with hoarding 'extreme porn'

A screenshot of Sen Luo, also known as Edward Law, during a BizChina segment on CCTV. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Sen Luo, 40, was charged with two counts of possessing extreme pornography after police found 800 videos on his laptop and hard-drives.

19 Feb 2013 - 9:49am

Briefs, January 13, 2013

An aircrane dumps water on a fire near Tallong, Australia. Photo: AP

Porn producer sues over condom rule

13 Jan 2013 - 5:47am

Briefs, January 11, 2013

A statue of a person comforting another on a Han River bridge.

Indian troops killed a Pakistani soldier in the disputed region of Kashmir, the Pakistani army said, as the nuclear-armed neighbours traded blame over a string of attacks. 

11 Jan 2013 - 3:51am

Los Angeles porn makers vow to fight new condom law

Porn film producers have vowed to challenge a new law requiring actors in adult movies to wear condoms while performing on set in Los Angeles County.

The Free Speech Coalition, the trade group that represents the adult film industry, said mandatory condoms would render porn filmmaking "untenable".

9 Nov 2012 - 3:41am

Porn sites steal young people's private sexual photos

Porn sites steal young people's private sexual photos

The vast majority of sexually explicit images of young people posted online by themselves and their peers are being stolen by porn websites, an internet safety organisation said.

24 Oct 2012 - 4:31am

Anti-porn arrests hit offshore website

Mainland police have detained more than 2,100 suspects in the biggest crackdown against pornography in terms of the number of arrests, Beijing municipal police said yesterday.

Beijing police said 2,148 people were detained during a three-month operation in the first half of the year targeting MM House, a Chinese language porn site registered in the US.

14 Aug 2012 - 7:50pm

Civil servant guilty over child porn

A civil servant was found to have more than 2,500 pornographic pictures and video clips of children on a computer at his home.

Choy Ka-leung, 35, yesterday pleaded guilty to one count of possessing child pornography.

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Ai Weiwei photographs in 'pornography' probe

Artist-activist Ai Weiwei says he is being investigated by police over a series of alleged 'pornographic' photographs posted on the internet more than a year ago.

His assistant who took the photos, Zhao Zhao, said he was quizzed by officers for several hours on Thursday. 'They asked if I took the photographs and I said yes,' Zhao said.

19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

US and China join forces to shut global porn ring

Law enforcement authorities from the US and China have taken down what they say was the world's largest network of Chinese-language pornographic websites - the first such joint crackdown by the two countries.

26 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

One in 10 teens addicted to internet, survey finds

More than one in 10 teenagers qualify as being addicted to the internet, a survey by a youth welfare group has found.

Symptoms include staying online night after night and avoiding face-to-face contact with people other than via internet messaging.

28 May 2011 - 12:00am

Criticism of '3D Sex and Zen' spawns YouTube hit

A letter criticising the soft porn film 3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy as too violent and not sexy enough has gone viral, attracting more than 1.1 million views on YouTube, thanks to movie star Chapman To Man-chak.

27 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

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