Wednesday, July 1, 2009

China Pulls Plug On Controversial "Green Dam" Internet Filtering Software

China has backed away from the controversial Internet filtering software hours before the new policy was scheduled to begin.

On the 12 June, I wrote here that Beijing was defensive about their new Internet filtering software called Green Dam, which authorities claimed was to stamp out Internet pornography to protect the kids? Critics assailed the program calling it nothing but censorship.

More here from The Epoch Times