Home > slashdot > Over Half a Decade, China Closed 130,000 Internet Cafes

Over Half a Decade, China Closed 130,000 Internet Cafes

March 19th, 2011 03:01 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Businesses

angry tapir writes “China shut down more than 130,000 illegal Internet cafes in the country over a six year period, as part of crackdown to control the market, according to a new Chinese government report. Internet cafes in China are highly regulated by the government, which can issue and revoke their licenses. Authorities have made it illegal for Internet cafes to serve minors under the age of 18, stating that the Web’s content could endanger their well-being.”

Source: Over Half a Decade, China Closed 130,000 Internet Cafes

Related Articles:

  1. Gambling-Focused Internet Cafes Now Illegal In Florida
  2. China Internet Users Hit Half a Billion
  3. Florida House Passes Bill To Ban “Internet Cafes”
  4. China Restricts Minors From Using Virtual Currency
  5. How the Internet Became a Closed Shop
blog comments powered by Disqus
YOYOYOOYOYOYO