• Date: 23 Mar 2010
    Last year when China’s Ministry of Public Security announced a directive calling for the obligatory pre-installation of Internet filtering software on all computers sold in China, the public response was one of widespread concern and opposition. After pervasive criticism and resistance, the plans for systematic installation of the software, known as “Green Dam – Youth Escort,” were eventually put on hold indefinitely. Now, China’s authorities are setting the groundwork for the forced installation of “Green Dam – Youth Escort” on cellular phones.