Report: “China: 30 Million Users Blocked From Popular E-Book Platforms”
China’s National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publications has blocked three popular e-book platforms over “obscene” content. This means these platforms are suspended from distributing new works, reported Inquirer.
Qutoutiao’s Midu Novels and Bytedance’s Tomato Novel were ordered to stop their updates for three months until 15 October 2019. Jinjiang Literature City, with more than 30 million users, was given a two-week suspension.
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