Chinese internet firm suspended

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 26, 2004

One-year suspension issued to mobile phone picture services supplier as punishment for carrying out unsolicited marketing.

Chinese Internet company Sohu.com will be subject to a one-year suspension as a supplier of mobile phone picture services as punishment for carrying out unsolicited marketing. The suspension was handed out by state-controlled mobile phone company China Mobile for an incident in June 2004 in which Sohu.com sent out 1,374 solicitations for its picture messaging service without approval. The suspension takes effect on 1 September.

Posted on 26 August 2004 by Virus Bulletin

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