1.3 Million: The Number of Websites Shut Down by China in 2010

July 18, 2011 10:43 pm

We spotted this today:

“China isn’t exactly known for fostering open opinions on the Internet, but hey, according to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China boasts a “high level of freedom of online speech.” The research organization that sits under the State Council then goes on to brag about China dropping the axe on 1.3 million websites in 2010, which effectively reduced the number of online portals in the country by 41 percent.”

Statistics Source: HotHardware

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