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Japanese Porn Actress Entices Chinese Net Users To Scale Great Firewall

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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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Dark Helmet (profile) says:

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?

CC says:

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.

Cill says:

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

Cill says:

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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