Toe the line: China bans foot fetish videos and political spoofs as censorship tightens

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China’s new guidelines come after a year in which the government stepped up censorship efforts

China released new guidelines on censoring short videos on Wednesday, prohibiting everything from foot fetishes to spoofing the national anthem, as Beijing continues to clamp down on “harmful” information.

The China Netcasting Services Association, one of the country’s largest government-backed internet associations, published a detailed list of 100 types of content that short video platforms must scrub.

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