Japanese Porn Actress Entices Chinese Net Users To Scale Great Firewall

from the motivation dept

It's no secret that porn can be a tremendous driver for the adoption of new technologies: VCRs, DVD players, cable and satellite TV, and the internet. But apparently it's also helping teach Chinese folks how to scale the country's Great Firewall. A few days ago, the Twitter name of a Japanese porn actress got "discovered" in China, and thanks to her apparent popularity, tons of people started trying to access her Twitter page. Twitter, though, is blocked in China, and since the woman is a porn actress, information on her is blocked as it "could cause harm to youngsters' mental and physical well-being". These blocks are apparently driving people to learn how to use software to get around the Great Firewall (via Jan Chipchase) so they can follow the actress on Twitter. Perhaps the best way to deal with China's internet censorship isn't technical tricks, but to point Chinese surfers to porn so they'll learn about how to get around the wall on their own?


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    Anonymous Coward, Apr 14th, 2010 @ 1:12am

    Link please...at least the name... :D

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Apr 14th, 2010 @ 1:22am

    AOI Sola (also known as Sora Aoi, Sola Aoi) is a Japanese AV actress famous for her large breasts

     

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    Josef, Apr 14th, 2010 @ 2:41am

    Absolutely Amazing

    It never cease to amaze me how motivating porn can be. Good stuff.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Apr 14th, 2010 @ 3:18am

    It's what the internet is for.

     

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    Black Patriot (profile), Apr 14th, 2010 @ 3:36am

    Uniting the world through porn, sounds like a cause I can get behind :D

     

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    NullOp, Apr 14th, 2010 @ 4:30am

    Reason

    I suspect wanting to connect to porn is as good a reason as any for learning tech. Hell, it's how a lot of you guys got started...

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Apr 14th, 2010 @ 5:26am

    Porn is serious business.

     

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    AC, Apr 14th, 2010 @ 5:55am

    maybe...

    ...the last emperor of China should have handed out porn to fight the communists.

     

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    Coughing Monkey (profile), Apr 14th, 2010 @ 6:16am

    it must be a real bummer to live in a ZPG country

     

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    Dark Helmet (profile), Apr 14th, 2010 @ 6:18am

    True...

    "It's no secret that porn can be a tremendous driver for the adoption of new technologies: VCRs, DVD players, cable and satellite TV, and the internet."

    And actually, as is fairly common knowledge among anthropologists and archeologists, it's been going on for far longer than that. For all of the classic art that has been produced using new "artistic technology", or techniques, there has always been representations of sex along with them. The same is true for writing. And recorded sound.

    What this boils down to is something we all inherently know to be true: sex is a wonderful motivator. It's been used to conjole, bribe, and advertise for quite some time now. Why the hell shouldn't it be used to bring a potentially GREAT country from one that is already emerging?

     

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    weneedhelp (profile), Apr 14th, 2010 @ 7:37am

    Off Topic: A billion dollar indrustry that thrives with FREE

    They must be doing something right. There is no shortage of quality porn for free on the internet (or so I've heard, cough cough)but THAT entertainment industry does quite well.

     

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    enrolled agent 2010, Apr 14th, 2010 @ 8:31am

    Ahhh... So it's Sora Aoi huh? :) Not bad. Not bad at all... :)

     

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    Pontifex (profile), Apr 14th, 2010 @ 9:01am

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Apr 14th, 2010 @ 12:37pm

     

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    Overcast (profile), Apr 21st, 2010 @ 10:56am

    What thousands of years and millions and millions of politicians cannot fix..

    A porn hottie can!

    And all of Mao's horses and all of Mao's men, could not put the hottie in the block list again.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Apr 22nd, 2010 @ 2:57pm

    Can you guys send me free chinese porn please

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Apr 22nd, 2010 @ 2:58pm

    Can you guys send me free chinese porn please

    Jhin Cheung

    jhincheung@yahoo.com.hk

     

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    pornSelecta, Apr 24th, 2010 @ 9:32am

    New site!!!

    http://pornSelecta.com
    The finest and best free quality porn streaming videos selected by specialists ;)

     

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    Anonymous Coward, May 22nd, 2010 @ 8:01pm

    because Chinks are ugly

     

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    alfred hera, Aug 29th, 2010 @ 11:00am

    asiaN

    I LOVE THIS FUCKING IDIOTE


    MANIAK

     

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    Japan Slurp, Jan 19th, 2011 @ 1:52pm

    china

    now there's a HUGE market once and if it becomes available

     

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    CC, Feb 9th, 2011 @ 7:37pm

    Your exaggeration is misleading, which will cause stereotype. AND, your description NOT TO THE POINT AT ALL., Honestly, The fact is, They THEMSELVES are JUST joking or ridiculing,in a humorous way, by saying they endeavored to unblock twitter to see the porn stuff. Sadly,as the humor spreading,and finally becomes rumor. WHO ELSE would believe normal people interest in a bitch?! (you know,how ugly and immoral a women make loves with more than one man,in China's traditional ideology,not to mention,a prostitute!)AND ALL IN ALL,They Hate Japs! Reason is Japan's current shameless attitude towards their aggressions in China. A groups of racialists,a group of nationalists and far-rightest(Uyoku dantai)in the govt,with the past "Empire", Denying their aggression and NANJING MASSACRE.Rewriting history in textbooks for children. (See,The Rape of Nanjing, http://www.amazon.com/Rape-Nanking-Forgotten-Holocaust-World/dp/0140277447). No postwar reparation as Germany, Not even an official apology. Till right now, the Japan govt is claiming Diaoyu Isalands of China theirs,(claim the islands they illegally snatched from others during their aggression). When Junichiro Koizumi in the Premier seat,Japan leaders keep visiting Yasukuni Shrine, where spirits of soldiers and others who died fighting on behalf of the once"Emperor of Japan" in WW2. Thus,in 2005, it stired a wide Anti-Japan including brands in Mainland China. It seems far from the topic, Who is going to be acknowledge by China's fury (or Asian's, say S.Korean's,if you could check more info, not to mention the military aggression in Korea. now Even claiming Dorko inslands of S.Korea.) towards shameless Japan? Such is The real situation is Mainland China and the, real Asian's phenomena. Really don't want to make people conclude that Japan is a monstrous country.But the action of Japan show the world the most monstrous side. Knowing this, do you understand the humor, SELF-MOCKERY from those netizen?
    The description here, is misleading. Sadly, their humor becomes twisted and distorted by outsiders. Then it falls into a rumor.And you unfortunately be rumor distributors.

     

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    Cill, Feb 9th, 2011 @ 7:39pm

    Your exaggeration is misleading, which will cause stereotype. AND, your description NOT TO THE POINT AT ALL., Honestly, The fact is, They THEMSELVES are JUST joking or ridiculing,in a humorous way, by saying they endeavored to unblock twitter to see the porn stuff. Sadly,as the humor spreading,and finally becomes rumor. WHO ELSE will believe normal people interest in a bitch?! (you know,how ugly and immoral a women make loves with more than one man,in China's traditional ideology,not to mention,a prostitute!)AND ALL IN ALL,They Hate Japs! Reason is Japan's current shameless attitude towards their aggressions in China. A groups of racialists,a group of nationalists and far-rightest(Uyoku dantai)in the govt,with the past "Empire", Denying their aggression and NANJING MASSACRE.Rewriting history in textbooks for children. (See,The Rape of Nanjing, http://www.amazon.com/Rape-Nanking-Forgotten-Holocaust-World/dp/0140277447). No postwar reparation as Germany, Not even an official apology. Till right now, the Japan govt is claiming Diaoyu Isalands of China theirs,(claim the islands they illegally snatched from others during their aggression). When Junichiro Koizumi in the Premier seat,Japan leaders keep visiting Yasukuni Shrine, where spirits of soldiers and others who died fighting on behalf of the once"Emperor of Japan" in WW2. Thus,in 2005, it stired a wide Anti-Japan including brands in Mainland China. It seems far from the topic, Who is going to be acknowledge by China's fury (or Asian's, say S.Korean's,if you could check more info, not to mention the military aggression in Korea. now Even claiming Dorko inslands of S.Korea.) towards shameless Japan? Such is The real situation is Mainland China and the, real Asian's phenomena. Really don't want to make people conclude that Japan is a monstrous country.But the action of Japan show the world the most monstrous side. Knowing this, do you understand the humor, SELF-MOCKERY from those netizen?
    The description here, is misleading Sadly to see, their humor becomes twisted and distorted Then it falls into a rumor.And you unfortunately be rumor distributors

     

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    Cill, Feb 9th, 2011 @ 7:39pm

    Your exaggeration is misleading, which will cause stereotype. AND, your description NOT TO THE POINT AT ALL., Honestly, The fact is, They THEMSELVES are JUST joking or ridiculing,in a humorous way, by saying they endeavored to unblock twitter to see the porn stuff. Sadly,as the humor spreading,and finally becomes rumor. WHO ELSE will believe normal people interest in a bitch?! (you know,how ugly and immoral a women make loves with more than one man,in China's traditional ideology,not to mention,a prostitute!)AND ALL IN ALL,They Hate Japs! Reason is Japan's current shameless attitude towards their aggressions in China. A groups of racialists,a group of nationalists and far-rightest(Uyoku dantai)in the govt,with the past "Empire", Denying their aggression and NANJING MASSACRE.Rewriting history in textbooks for children. (See,The Rape of Nanjing, http://www.amazon.com/Rape-Nanking-Forgotten-Holocaust-World/dp/0140277447). No postwar reparation as Germany, Not even an official apology. Till right now, the Japan govt is claiming Diaoyu Isalands of China theirs,(claim the islands they illegally snatched from others during their aggression). When Junichiro Koizumi in the Premier seat,Japan leaders keep visiting Yasukuni Shrine, where spirits of soldiers and others who died fighting on behalf of the once"Emperor of Japan" in WW2. Thus,in 2005, it stired a wide Anti-Japan including brands in Mainland China. It seems far from the topic, Who is going to be acknowledge by China's fury (or Asian's, say S.Korean's,if you could check more info, not to mention the military aggression in Korea. now Even claiming Dorko inslands of S.Korea.) towards shameless Japan? Such is The real situation is Mainland China and the, real Asian's phenomena. Really don't want to make people conclude that Japan is a monstrous country.But the action of Japan show the world the most monstrous side. Knowing this, do you understand the humor, SELF-MOCKERY from those netizen?
    The description here, is misleading. Sadly to see, their humor becomes twisted and distorted Then it falls into a rumor.And you unfortunately be rumor distributors

     

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    JapaneseDoll, May 28th, 2012 @ 7:08am

    i can confirm

    as a Japanese sex performer, i can confirm that many of my chat clients are Chinese. mind you they need a credit card to actually chat in pvt, but perhaps they are using stolen ones? anyway, firewall or not, they definitely are into Jap girls :P

     

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    lrobbo (profile), May 29th, 2012 @ 4:55pm

    Thanks for the confirmation Japanese doll, if you're not really a 6 foot bloke that is . . .

     

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