Fans of popular actor Xiao Zhan (pictured) have been blamed for supposedly reporting a fan fiction website to Chinese authorities, getting it banned on the mainland. Photo: @xiaozhan.daytoy / Instagram Fans of popular actor Xiao Zhan (pictured) have been blamed for supposedly reporting a fan fiction website to Chinese authorities, getting it banned on the mainland. Photo: @xiaozhan.daytoy / Instagram
Fans of popular actor Xiao Zhan (pictured) have been blamed for supposedly reporting a fan fiction website to Chinese authorities, getting it banned on the mainland. Photo: @xiaozhan.daytoy / Instagram

Archive of Our Own, one of the internet’s biggest fanfiction sites, blocked in China amid new censorship rules

  • Archive of Our Own, also known as AO3, says its site is inaccessible in China and it is “not due to anything on our end”
  • The site’s disconnection from China’s internet has angered some users, who blame fans of actor Xiao Zhan for reporting a story featuring their idol

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Fans of popular actor Xiao Zhan (pictured) have been blamed for supposedly reporting a fan fiction website to Chinese authorities, getting it banned on the mainland. Photo: @xiaozhan.daytoy / Instagram Fans of popular actor Xiao Zhan (pictured) have been blamed for supposedly reporting a fan fiction website to Chinese authorities, getting it banned on the mainland. Photo: @xiaozhan.daytoy / Instagram
Fans of popular actor Xiao Zhan (pictured) have been blamed for supposedly reporting a fan fiction website to Chinese authorities, getting it banned on the mainland. Photo: @xiaozhan.daytoy / Instagram
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