The crackdown, which will last until the end of February, aims to ‘curtail the spread of bad culture’. Photo: SCMP composite/handout
The crackdown, which will last until the end of February, aims to ‘curtail the spread of bad culture’. Photo: SCMP composite/handout

No ‘sexy’ women: China launches Lunar New Year internet crackdown to clear out content from ex-criminals, binge eaters and scantily clad influencers

  • China has launched yet another moral clean-up of internet use to curtail the spread of ‘bad culture’
  • Content targeted includes ex-criminals showing off their jail experiences and scantily clad women posing in ‘strange’ places including hotels

The crackdown, which will last until the end of February, aims to ‘curtail the spread of bad culture’. Photo: SCMP composite/handout
The crackdown, which will last until the end of February, aims to ‘curtail the spread of bad culture’. Photo: SCMP composite/handout
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