11 June 2010

CN - China Blocks Foursquare, Unblocks Porn

OpenNet Initiative)
posted by Rebekah Heacock. China's government censors are making a flood of previously blocked sites accessible. The twist: the majority of these sites appear to be pornography. The move directly contradicts the government's previous opposition to pornographic content online: Chinese filtering software Green Dam ostensibly exists to protect children from such content, including nude photos. Despite this, Taiwan News reports that many Chinese and foreign-language pornography sites became accessible over the past week.