Extreme Ways That China Is
Enforcing Internet
Censorship

If you thought your internet freedom was restrictive when you were a teenager, try living in China, where the government has erected a massive firewall that controls what people see, say and do online. Here are just a few ways that China enforces internet censorship that might make you feel like you living in the true land of freedom.

White-Listing Music And Video Games

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Streaming services are obligated to screen any songs that might not meet the Chinese government's guidelines and remove them. As far as online games are concerned, Battlefield 4, which contains a plot of a Chinese military leader going rogue after a Chinese leader was murdered has been banned. Even World of Warcraft and League of Legends required alteration and censorship of certain contents before allowing gamers to play.


Arresting Internet Users

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In 2012, authorities arrested a blogger named Zhai Xiaobing, over a joke posted on Twitter regarding a roof caving in on representatives at a Communist Party conference. So anyone who posts things that the government views as a message from activists or a dissident movement may end up behind bars.

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