These cases (of arresting authors for their writing) produced heated discussion both within the yaoi community and in the mainstream media campaogn to purge online pornography. They are concrete examples of the Foucaldian claim that censorship produces, rather than prohibits, media content.

Meijiadai Bai (2021): Regulation of pornography and criminalization
of BL readers and authors in contemporary China (2010–2019), Cultural Studies, DOI:
The pornography that censorship produces
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