If the Chinese government’s claim that Internet pornography and vulgar content seriously threaten the mental and physical health of youth is true, then perhaps looking at too much porn really will turn you blind?

125px-national_emblem_of_the_peoples_republic_of_chinasvgI’m no doctor so I’ll refrain from further speculation on the physical effects, but reports are in that the Chinese government is committed to a ‘long-lasting’ crackdown on some Internet content – which as we know is content they disagree with. Liu Zhengrong of the State Council news office Internet bureau says Internet pornography and vulgar content threatens to damage the healthy development of the Internet in China and they will not abandon efforts to clean up the online environment under any circumstances.

…Like shutting down blog network Bullog.cn.