China Hires Hundreds to Clean Up .CN

PC World

Owen Fletcher of the IDG News reports: "China's Web domain agency has hired 600 temporary workers to help it vet all domain names ending in .cn for pornographic content and inaccurate records, according to two people familiar with the matter. The major project comes after the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) late last year barred individuals from registering .cn domain names."

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