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Chinese Official: Pop-up Ads Necessary for the Internet

Posted January 8th, 2012 at 11:30 pm (UTC+0)

Even though new Chinese rules for internet companies were just released, one major item was missing for many. Pop-up ads were not banned. The reason? China’s internet services are based on free ads, said Li Guobin, an industry inspector for Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (工业和信息化部). Jean Chen, who is a consultant for, […]



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