Wanted Chief Porn Identification Officer in China

On April 10th, Anquan.org posted a recruitment ad on its official Sina Weibo account, offering a “Chief Pornography Identification Officer” position, with an annual salary of 200,000 RMB (>32,000 USD), inciting discussion and excitement among netizens.

This microblog post has been reshared over 120k times with over 20k comments. The net community turned out to be very open for the position. A few comments from fellow netizens:

God has opened a door for me…

Resume already sent. What a job needs is passion. I’ve been identifying porn during my free time for about 10 years now.

The actual job description looked like this.

Job Location: Beijing

Salary: 200,000 RMB/year

Job Responsibilities:Quickly and accurately identifying pornographic and obscene websites.

Job Description:
1. Research and study pornographic videos and images, formulate criteria for determining obscenity.
2. Deploy courseware on the standards of obscenity determination, and study materials such as educational videos on pornography.
3. Manage and rate pornographic resources (including BT seeds, images, and online videos).

Job Requirements:
1. Familiarity with the different standards of determination of pornographic content of different countries;
2. Familiarity with the standards of determination and express regulations concerning pornography in China’s law;
3. Familiarity with the standards of pornography identification used by CNNIC (China Internet Network Information Center) and various major internet providers;
4. A bachelor’s degree or above; age between 20-35; all genders;
5. Possesses good teamwork skills, and a strong sense of responsibility.

1. National standard insurances and additional allowance for meals, transportation and phone.
2. Expenses on relevant books can be reimbursed. Free fruits and yogurt each week day.
3. Free physical examination once every year, and gift for birthday, wedding and child birth.