China: 450 M. Internet Users and No Fun

china cat cages China: 450 M. Internet Users and No FunMore than a third of China’s population is online, the Chinese government announced today, after a year of meteoric growth.

Also today, China banned Skype and shut down 60,000 Chinese porn sites. The porn crackdown came after a government-run contest that gave cash to citizens who reported offensive sites.

With no Skype, no porn, no Twitter and no Facebook, it’s not clear what these 450 million people do on the Internet. Oh right, this.

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