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Cartoon: Supermole vs. the Great Firewall

June 26, 2009 _ 13:08 / Digital Nation Team / comments (0)

All eyes have been on Iran and Twitter this week, but lest we forget, there's some Internet censorship action heating up in China right now, too. The government is requiring new PCs to ship starting in July with Green Dam-Youth Escort software already installed, which filters out porn, some gaming sites, and oh yeah, political content, too. YouTube has been inacessible in China for months, and became inaccessible on Wednesday for a day or so. Will Google roll over or play Supermole next time? It remains to be seen, but anyway, it's a situation worth keeping an eye on.




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posted February 2, 2010

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