Fines worth more than $12 million US were imposed on those establishments that allowed children to play violent or adult-only games and for other violations.More info at CBC
The culture ministry said of 1.8 million internet bars inspected, 18,000 were ordered to stop operating.
The ministry said porn, gambling and violence have adversely affected the healthy development of the internet in China.
China shut down 1,600 internet cafes
Posted on Sunday, Oct 31 2004 @ 20:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Between February and August China has shut down 1,600 internet cafes.