Aug 13 2009

China takes 1/2 step back from Green Dam software

Published by at 10:34 pm under Censorship,China internet

China has decided to delay implementing Green Dam software.  From the WSJ:

The Chinese government may be waving a white flag in response to all the criticism of its Green Dam filtering software.

Beijing won’t force the widespread installation of the Internet filtering program on PCs and other consumer products, China’s industry minister, Li Yizhong, said Thursday…

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2 Responses to “China takes 1/2 step back from Green Dam software”

  1. BeatUpPrideon 13 Aug 2009 at 11:56 pm

    I think it is just a matter of time before they come back with something like “Green Dam 2″ project.

  2. Heikeon 14 Aug 2009 at 5:30 am

    Yes, or the slow implementation of Green Dam 1.