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China Censorship Expanding?  (View post)

Freiddie [PersonRank 7]

Tuesday, April 24, 2007
15 years ago3,762 views

I don't like this censorship one bit – especially when you are affected by it.

Hashim [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

is this still an issue?

Bob Jones [PersonRank 2]

15 years ago #

I'm sure George Bush is to blame!

I wish anybody who compared him to a dictator, would live for one day in a socialist or communist country, and see how good they have it before opening their big yaps – freely.

J. McNair [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Bob: Um...a little jumpy there? Nobody mentioned the current POTUS, and Reductio ad Dictator is not really the style of this forum. Also, you're right. One exception: generally, if you're wealthy and influential, you are well off anywhere.

Back on topic: I do see them increasing censorship, but note that it reads "Internet Culture". That means more rules and regulations on just about everything. Seems to me they plan on plugging what holes there are in the "great firewall of China". Unfortunate.

Hong Xiaowan [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

As legend, they will open censorship API at user side computer.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

You mean so that every registered software vendors, and every website maker, can access the blacklist to self-censor their apps?

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