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GREEN DAM: China Scraps Filtering Software Mandate - For Now

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China's state media says the government will postpone enforcement of a new rule mandating all new computers be sold with a filtering s...

China's Digital Green Dam: The Party Capitulates

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

The vast majority of Chinese believe an empowered central government guarantees individual and national gain. But this is a clear case of an evolving relationship between rulers and ruled.

Why China's Green Dam Proposal Endangers American Technology and Human Rights

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gary Shapiro

When any government demands control of its citizens' computers, the world must take note. I urge the technology community to tell Beijing that control through mandatory software is unacceptable.

China Internet Boycott Planned For July 1

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Chinese Internet users are calling on fellow web surfers to stay offline on July 1, the debut of a controversial software filter that critics say the ...

Green Dam: China Backs Down Over Porn Censorship Software

guardian.co.uk | Jonathan Watts in Beijing | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Green Dam, which blocks access to porn and politically sensitive websites, will not be compulsory, state media reports...