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Changjiang Daily News (reporter correspondent Yao Dechun Wang Shanshan) Wuhan West China Hospital illegal publication "Huaxi woman" and other periodicals, fined 50 thousand yuan; Wuhan Darunfa supermarket containing unhealthy content of books, was fined 50 thousand yuan…… Yesterday, the province pornography leading group office reported this year investigated 11 key cases, including Wuhan a "three noes" printing printed 2 million 600 thousand copies of newspapers and supplementary three people in Xianning city for the sale of "Liuhe color" for data and other typical cases, involving the highest reached more than 1000 yuan.
at the end of September, the province of investigating 280 types of cases, the number of cases has exceeded the sum of last year. Among them, 187 cases of infringement and piracy, pornographic publications from the case of the case, other illegal publication of the case from the 65 cases of the case from the beginning of the 28 cases.
supermarket sale of banned books checked
in August 8th this year, Jianghan District of Wuhan city "pornography office received a report reflecting Darunfa supermarket counters selling books containing unhealthy content books. Law enforcement officers on the sale of the supermarkets put "detective Conan – my deep inside," "detective Conan love youth swam", "detective Conan – when a handsome together" series of books totaling 109 of the withheld.
identified the fraudulent use of the Inner Mongolia people’s publishing house name and publications ISBN, and containing minors to imitate the violation of social morality behavior, are illegal illegal publications. The investigation, supply to Darunfa supermarket is Wuhan sanchen culture company, the company purchased from central China Book Trading Center Tongzhou bookstore. Law enforcement officers on the Tongzhou and bookstore boss Zhou for the check, and according to the relevant provisions, in accordance with the law on the punishment of a fine of $50 thousand, has issued a "prior notice of administrative punishment".
hospital illegally fined 50 thousand yuan
in September 17th this year, the Wuhan municipal cultural market comprehensive law enforcement detachment according to reports, the West China Hospital of Wuhan on suspicion of illegal publication of "Huaxi woman", "West China about" periodicals were investigated.
results: after verification, Wuhan West China Hospital organization personnel engaged in the "woman", "Huaxi Huaxi about" illegal publications, publishing activities, a total of 20 illegal publishing period, each 1000 to 2000 volumes ranging from. According to relevant regulations, the Wuhan municipal cultural market comprehensive law enforcement detachment on the unit without approval, unauthorized conduct of publishing activities to be ordered rectification and punishment of 50 thousand yuan of administrative penalties.
two working agent more than a porn site
in August 15th this year, Huangshi City, Yangxin County Public Security Bureau cracked the use of Internet dissemination of pornographic materials case.
after investigation, the suspect danmou, Hemou Shenzhen workers during the period at the end of 2011, the QQ net is called "SPL" >