China has caught the mainstream eye with its excessive Web restrictions over the past several years. The latest in the country's attempt to limit and censor Internet access for its residents deals with Internet cafes.
Already there are restrictions in place -- minors cannot access the Web in Internet cafes after a certain hour and the capacity for minors in these locations is limited. Now, the entire country is in the middle of a "week-long" crackdown that simply prevents children under 18 from gaining access. It's part of a campaign to keep students focused on schoolwork. In China, most schools don't get out until mid-July.China's simply a fascinating country when it comes to tech headlines, but you know what's most disturbing about this story? Chinese students don't get to start enjoying summer vacation until the middle of July! Come on. Give those kids a break.
Report Published by: Mark Raby