Thursday, August 3, 2017

A guide to China’s crackdown on video streaming sites

When China’s government banned video streaming on the site AcFun (Site A) in June, little did we know that the days of Bilibili – its sister site, commonly referred as Site B – were also numbered. In July, thousands of people woke up to find that the content they had archived on Site B – mostly TV series and films from the US, UK, Japan and Europe – had suddenly disappeared. A joke is going around on Chinese social media saying that A is gone, B is gone, but you can still watch C. C being CCTV, the government-run Chinese…

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