Skip to comments.Chinese blogger jailed under crackdown on 'internet rumours'
Posted on 04/18/2014 9:16:15 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey
A Chinese court has jailed a blogger for three years, state media has reported the first person to be sentenced in a government-led crackdown on so-called internet rumours.
Qin Zhihui, one of hundreds of bloggers reportedly detained in an official campaign to assert greater control over China's popular social media, was found guilty of "slander" and "picking quarrels and provoking troubles", state broadcaster CCTV said on Thursday.
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off with his head
Web users may also be jailed if offending posts are viewed more than 5,000 times.'
Dang. Gotta watch those thread counts these days.
what could they be “thinking”???
Is their bandwidth really that SCARCE??
were there access to the number of views that MOST of the threads here get...and were we in china..we’d all be in Jail I suspect!
I sense that the CHICOMS are so SADISTIC and twisted that they allowed “social media” in order to be ableop JAIL...and “disappear” dissidents more easily!
Unless this story id just an internet rumor...
Unless this story is just an internet rumor...
...ahahahaha Intended to stop any Rumor Mongers dead in their tracks!!
It’s not as if he produced a movie about Mohamed or something. Now, that should be an arrestable offense! (/s)
I doubt it. Though Mao did that with his “Let a hundred flowers bloom” policy.
China today has very little Communist about it other than terminology and rhetoric.
The Party is still authoritrian and will not tolerate any significant challenge to its control, but it’s pretty obvious that there is a great deal of freedom within those constraints.
Mohammed Does Mecca!
President Obamas campaign team has trotted out AttackWatch.com, a spooky new Web site that asks followers to report lies being told about the president.
oh how well I Remember that fiasco!!
Premier Obama can Kiss My Proud American Backside!
by the way did I ever mention that Obie’s actually a BOT??
“Mohammed Does Mecca!”
Oh, my that would be an awesome tile! Of course, being as it would feature under-aged boys and girls, young goats, a fuzzy sheep named Wanda...