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The Chinese government plans to recruit tens of thousands of volunteers by the end of the year to report "lewd" content and "uncivilized" behavior on the internet. Government-run news agency Xinhua reports volunteers will be registered under the auspices of China's Capital Civic Enhancement Committee Office (CCECO). The …


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  1. Charles 9 Silver badge

    So what next?

    Does China already ban the use of end-user cryptography? If not, will they do that anytime soon?

  2. Frumious Bandersnatch

    ZOMG! Someone is WRONG on the Internet!

    Natch. Of course, I could have picked this one (for the poor unfortunates tasked with producing a "green" version of the world):

  3. Anonymous Coward
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    I'm up for that!

    Where do I send my CV?

  4. Graham Marsden
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    So what's new...?

    The UK Government had the Women's Institute hassling newspapers trying to get them to stop carrying "objectionable adverts" which, supposedly, would prevent women from being trafficked. The difference is only in the medium...

  5. frank ly
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    A spelling non-mistake

    "..asked Google China to stop searching foreign *sights* to supplement the porno ban..."

    That spelling mistake is so right! Did you do it on purpose? :)

  6. Anonymous Coward
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    so this united China thing, yeah that seems to be working out.

    10 paces; unstoppable technique; just wasted.

  7. Frank Bitterlich

    Sounds good to me...

    "China's blockage reportedly affects Chinese-language results from any country, but not English-language searches."

    Hmmm, does that mean that I just have to put some chinese trigger-words on my site to get my domain blocked? Hmmm, might be a pretty effective way to decrease the amount of spam I get by roughly 90%....

    Go for it! Anybody know how to spell "sex" in Simplified Chinese?

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