China targets celebrities, fan groups in new month-long clean up campaign

25/1/2022 7:09:00 AM

China targets celebrities, fan groups in new month-long clean up campaign

https://str.sg/wAzfBEIJING (REUTERS) - The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) on Tuesday (Jan 25) launched a month-long"clean cyberspace" campaign, which it said would target online abuse,"chaos" in celebrity fan groupsand"money worship", among other issues.

CAC made the announcement on its official WeChat account on Tuesday, saying that it would closely look at content platforms and advertisements as part of the campaign over the Spring Festival period.The aim is to"rectify the disorder on the Internet, curb the spread of unhealthy culture","to create a healthy, festive and harmonious online environment for internet users, especially minors during the Spring Festival," the CAC said in the statement.

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