by Mike Masnick
Mon, Jun 8th 2009 12:50am
There have been plenty of stories on the inner workings of China's "Great Firewall," whereby various ISPs are threatened with liability if they don't block "bad stuff." Yet, it's all been done at the ISP level. Apparently, that's about to change. A report is making the rounds that, as of July 1st, all PCs sold in China will be required to have client-side censorship software. You have to wonder if the censorship software also includes spying software.... Either way, you have to imagine it won't take long at all for people to figure out how to disable such software.
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Game Developer Tried Threatening Game Reviewer And Posting Fake Steam Reviews To Be Successful; It Didn't Work
- Chinese Officials With Government Access To Every Kind Of Personal Data Are Selling It Online
- Another Convicted Felon Tries To Use The DMCA Process To Erase DOJ Press Releases About His Criminal Acts
- Turkey Is Building Domestic Replacements For Gmail and Google
- Congressman Appoints Himself Censor, Removes Painting Critical Of Cops From Congressional Halls