In a nationwide crackdown, a group of Internet video player service providers have been investigated and punished for allegedly spreading pornography in China, the anti-porn authority has said. The campaign, which runs from February to April was launched by National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publications, in collaboration with the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), the Ministry of Public Security among other departments. Also Read - Internet turns 25 in India: Here's how the next 25 years may look like
The anti-porn authority in Beijing has probed several Internet video player service providers for spreading lewd videos, including Ingkee, Doshow and Huajiao, sate-run Xinhua news agency reported. Also Read - Work from home: Essential gadgets and gear to maintain productivity and health
In other cases, two popular video sharing mobile applications Xiaokaxiu and Miaopai were placed under investigation for providing porn videos, it said. The anti-porn office aims at creating a clean cyberspace for young Internet users, it added.