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China To Delay Filtering Software Installation

     
1:51 pm on Jun 30, 2009 (gmt 0)

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China To Delay Filtering Software Installation [uk.reuters.com]
China will delay a controversial policy to force manufacturers to install mandatory filtering software on all new computers, state news agency Xinhua said on Tuesday.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology's climbdown on the mandatory installation of the "Green Dam Youth Escort" filter comes just a day before the order was due to come into effect.

6:43 am on July 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

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That's unexpected, but welcome news. From the sounds of it the government may just put this plan on hold indefinitely.