China to Crack Down on Vulgar Livestream Webcast Performances Through Random Checks
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China to Crack Down on Vulgar Livestream Webcast Performances Through Random Checks
(Yicai Global) Jan. 26 – China will regulate the online performance market and carry out random checks on performance businesses operating on the internet. The move aimed at cracking down on illegal "vulgar and poor taste" performances. Websites found in gross violation of the law will be shut down, said the mintry of culture.The MOC recently held a briefing for online performance operators, requiring live streaming sites to effectively fulfill their obligations and strengthen self-dcipline in line with relevant regulations, people.com.cn reported.Senior managers of 15 major webcasting companies including Tencent Holdings Ltd. [HKG:0700], Douyu TV, YY Inc. [NASDAQ:YY], Liujianfang and Inke attended the briefing.The companies are required to remove all kinds of illegal contents that promote unethical values, pornography and scams and violate personal privacy. Offenders will be put on an industry blacklt, and the blacklted webcast hosts will not be able to operate live streaming businesses.Office of the Central Leading Group for Cyberspace Affairs the main regulator of internet businesses in China, but online performances also fall under the jurdiction of the mintry of culture.
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