China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has ordered that all personal computers, whether made in China or imported from abroad, must include specific software to filter inappropriate information. Rebecca MacKinnon, assistant professor at the Journalism & Media Studies Center at the University of Hong Kong, has posted a copy of the Chinese government order on her Web site.
According to her translation, Web filtering software called Green Dam Youth Escort must be installed on all PCs sold in China as of July 1. The software also must be included on a hard-drive partition or on a CD included with the computer to allow for reinstallation.
And next we have this.....
The great firewall of China is rolled out
It's basically the same as the first source, but different reading material....
MILLIONS of school children may be first in line to try China's newest innovation in censorship technology: compulsory filtering software installed on every computer.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology instructed schools to install the censorship technology by the end of last month and has also told computer makers to install the software on each computer sold in China from July 1.
The companies developing the Green Dam-Youth Escort software say it is currently designed only to filter pornography. The propaganda chief, Li Changchun, is championing a nationwide campaign against "vulgar content".
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Please note, Great Firewall Of China has been taken off line, because of the ever growing restrictions of the Internet there.
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