China Continues Its Crackdown On Western Streaming
Chinese officials have already instituted a quota on Western television, and more stringent rules will go into effect in April.By Evan Thomas | February 20, 2015
It's not always easy to stream Western TV shows in China, and if anything, it's about to get harder.
Reports show China is busy cutting down even more on the sex, zombies, violence, zombie violence and even the humor of Western entertainment. (Video via Netflix / "House of Cards," AMC / "The Walking Dead," ABC / "Modern Family")
This is a continuation of a campaign that started in the spring of 2014. The Big Bang Theory and other shows vanished from streaming websites as the government started exercising more control over the Internet side of television.