Citing National Security, Ministry of Culture Imposes First Set of Sanctions on Internet and Computer Game Producers (story in Chinese)

September 15, 2004

Citing Xinhua, the People's Daily reports that on September 5 the Ministry of of Culture announced that "Quake 3" and five other computer games were, among other things, harming China's national security. The MOC called on government authorities to undertake inspections and issue orders to halt the distribution of these games.