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China’s Green Dam internet filtering system will go ahead, official says

Posted By admin On July 2, 2009 @ 3:03 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Tania Branigan
London Guardian [1]
Thursday, July 2, 2009

China’s controversial plan to install Green Dam internet filtering software on all computers will go ahead despite being postponement, a government official told state media today.

The official said it was only “a matter of time” until the software was installed.

The remarks – if they fully reflect official policy – will anger internet users, who mounted a vociferous campaign against the policy this week and hoped they had secured a victory against government censorship.

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced a delay in the implementation of the programme late on Tuesday, hours before it had been supposed to come into force.

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[1] London Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jul/02/china-green-dam

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[3] China delays launch of internet filter Green Dam: http://www.prisonplanet.com/china-delays-launch-of-internet-filter-green-dam.html

[4] China backs away from controversial Internet filter: http://www.prisonplanet.com/china-backs-away-from-controversial-internet-filter.html

[5] China’s Internet Controls Here to Stay: Beijing Official: http://www.prisonplanet.com/chinas-internet-controls-here-to-stay-beijing-official.html

[6] OpenNet Initiative: Australia’s content filtering “frightening”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/opennet-initiative-australia%e2%80%99s-content-filtering-%e2%80%9cfrightening%e2%80%9d.html

[7] Official Greek Response To Internet “Rumors” Of Imminent Greek Default: http://www.prisonplanet.com/official-greek-response-to-internet-rumors-of-imminent-greek-default.html

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