Auditors to check all audiovisual content uploaded to Chinese sites to ensure 'core socialist values'
China's control of the internet is no secret, and the Chinese government has just introduced new regulations that require all audio and video content to be vetted by officials before it can be posted online. The aim is to check that content adheres to the government's "core socialist values" and don’t stray into out-of-bounds topics such as homosexuality and drug-taking. The new regulations take immediate effect, and bloggers, media outlets, and filmmakers are concerned that they will be either censored or shut down. While there are questions about just how easy it will be to implement the new rules, Beijing's… [Continue Reading]