Chinese Internet companies vow to filter drugs information

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China’s Public Security Ministry has gathered major internet companies to address the problem of rampant drugs trade available over the cyber space. These companies have pledged to do their part.

CCTV’s Han Peng filed this report.

Chinese Internet companies vow to filter drugs information

Chinese Internet companies vow to filter drugs information

China's Public Security Ministry has gathered major internet companies to address the problem of rampant drugs trade available over the cyber space. These companies have pledged to do their part.

Highlights:

  • 58 big websites and delivery companies signed an anti-drug pact with the government, in which they pledged to take down any information that could be related to or encourage the drug trade.
  • Drug takers arrested in China are now becoming increasingly younger, with over half of them now below the age of 35.
  • Drag dealers used to sell them in bars and clubs, and now, as their trade goes online, the dealing is becoming more sneaky and less risky.