HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: China’s crackdown on internet live-streaming to shake up the industry [May 2, 2017]

HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: China’s crackdown on internet live-streaming to shake up the industry [May 2, 2017]

1. Chinese authorities have increased their control of the internet, and cracked down on live-streaming broadcasters.
2. vulgarity / obscenity / wrong life values (any two)
3. (i) massive
(ii) unveiled
(iii) intensify
4. C
5. 10 to 15 billion yuan/HK$11.3-HK$16.9 billion
6. (i) They must obtain a licence from the government
    (ii) They shouldn’t allow hosts from outside mainland China to create channels
   (iii) They should record and keep all video streaming content for 60 days in case of regulatory checkup
7. (i) The site could be shut down
(ii) The person doing the streamer to be banned from the industry.
8. The requirement to hold on to all video materials will increase business costs, and the restrictions on content mean streamers can't just make "sensational effects" just to attract viewers
9.

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