Media regulation

Tudou fined, other video websites ordered to close

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About two weeks ago, film and TV regulator SARFT apparently issued an order to video sharing website Tudou.com to cease operations. The order was not obeyed, although Tudou did shut down the website for a 24 hour period on Friday March 14.

Today SARFT published two lists on its website. The first one is a list of websites ordered to cease operations. Tudou is not named; in fact all the websites in the list seem to be fly by night video downloading BBS and small, relatively unknown video sites. Many of them have names that imitate other, more popular websites, e.g. Xunleicn.com whose name is ripped off from the popular Xunlei.com.

The second list shows websites that are going to be punished or fined. Number one on the list is Tudou. None of Tudou's real competitors like Youku.com or 56.com are on the list: the rest of the websites mentioned are small and unknown players.

Despite being named on a list of insignificant and mostly lousy websites, this seems like good news for Tudou, as long as the fine is not too severe.

Links and Sources

The contents of the two SARFT lists are reproduced below.

Video websites ordered to close down

1快闪客 http://www.mober.cn 陕西
2 爱上网 http://www.15150.com 重庆
3 迅雷中国 http://www.xunleicn.com 湖南
4 亲亲影视 http://www.kissdy.com 湖南
5 卡提诺论坛 http://bbs.katinuo.com 湖南
6 好扑软件园 http://www.xp90.com 湖南
7 梅雨中文论坛 http://myt66.com 湖南
8 木鱼影视下载 http://www.mmnv.cn 湖南
9 武陵文娱网 http://www.518e.cn 湖南
10 夏天的风论坛 http://www.wingle.cn 湖南
11 多乐街 http://bbs.duoluojie.com 湖南
12 烽火影视 http://www.fh911.cn 江苏
13 去迅雷 http://www.7xunlei.com 湖南
14 超级BT下载 http://www.btttt.com 重庆
15 摩比豆网 http://www.mobido.com.cn 河北
16 光明顶社区 http://www.mygmd.com 福建
17 融侨家园 http://www.rongqiao.net 福建
18 天空社区 http://www.skybbs.com 福建
19 超级搞笑论坛 http://bbs.52joy.com 福建
20 厦门天使社区 http://www.skyoto.com 福建
21 BT大全 http://greatall.com 河北
22 网通世纪BT下载 http://www.tongtong.net 河北
23 创业冲动 http://www.cycd.net 新疆
24 PC狗狗时尚先锋 http://www.pc9g.net 河北
25 猫扑视频 http://www.mopvod.com 山东

Video websites fined / punished
1 土豆网 http://www.tudou.com 上海
2 5Q地带 http://www.5qzone.net 湖北
3 爱txt电子书论坛 http://www.aitxt.com 安徽
4 巴蜀在线 http://movie.skyhoo.cn 四川
5 百看娱乐论坛 http://bbs.100kan.com 湖北
6 大脉网http://digg.my160.com 重庆
7 大伟影视播客 http://www.my1983.net 安徽
8 韩寒非官方论坛 http://www.twocold.org 湖北
9 怀旧碟子珍藏馆http://bbs.diezi.net 四川
10 龙族论坛 http://www.ourhigh.com 湖北
11 千年免费电影下载 http://www.1000n.com 重庆
12 三百宽频 http://300vod.cn 安徽
13 听花醉月娱乐网 http://www.yon888.net 湖北
14 寻乐休闲会馆 http://www.seekfun.com.cn 河北
15 迅blog影视 http://www.xunbodh.com 福建
16 优讯网 http://www.yoinfo.cn 安徽
17 月光岛 http://bbs.fm214.com 安徽
18 中国BT下载网 http://www.btfire.com 云南
19 我看我电影 http://www.5k5tv.com 广西
20 雪浪斋手机休闲论坛 http://www.flysnow.cn 江苏
21 网娱音乐社区 http://www.wycom.cn 四川
22 小酒馆论坛 http://www.littlebar.com.cn 四川
23 动吧社区 http://www.08bbs.net 四川
24 文行天下 http://www.11pop.com 四川
25 哝呢论坛 http://www.nongnei.com 广西
26 哈虎网http://www.haahoo.com 广西
27 [漫猫]动漫论坛http://www.btcomic.com 广西
28 191电影网 http://www.191dy.com 广西
29一万部免费电影 http://www.10000dy.com 广西
30 迅雷公社 http://www.96cn.com 吉林
31 中国BT下载网 http://bt.designxf.com 天津
32 迅雷电影 http://www.365xunlei.cn 江苏

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