China closed all the unregistered web sites

Many Chinese web sites have been closed since December 19. According a law enforced in Feburary this year, every sites hosted in mainland China, have to be registered in Ministry of Information Industry (MII). Any breach of this law would be punished severely. Even the Chinese mirror site of Intel (www.intel.com.cn) was closed for several hours (screen shot here). ISPs in China warned their clients, if they don’t register now, a permanent closure of their sites and RMB10,000($1,200) fine will be enforced in near future.