Why China is censoring ‘The Big Bang Theory’ but not ‘Game of Thrones’
[Via Dave Winer’s linkblog feed]
Chinese regulators recently ordered the country’s major video streaming sites to take down four popular American television shows, including The Big Bang Theory, an innocuous comedy about four socially awkward scientists. A few days later, China’s national broadcaster began airing HBO’s famously violent and sexually explicit series Game of Thrones.
So, TBBTs too subversive for Cjina to allow its citizens yo watch. But Game of Thcan be see without any problems.
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