According to an article published on on June 21, 2010, on the website of the Ministry of Public Security of the P.R. China, Zhang Xinfeng, the vice minister of the Ministry of Public Security delivered a speech at a national public security work conference regarding launching a massive seven-month crackdown on rising crime. Called the “2010 strike hard campaign,” the purpose of the crackdown is to ensure society’s continued stability.
Zhang pointed out that public security organizations at all levels must further build up the system of social security control networks, such as the control networks on streets, in communities and within work units as well as video surveillances, police cooperation across regions and control of “Internet Society.”
Source: Ministry of Public Security of the P.R. China, June 21, 2010