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China Outlaws Anonymous Posts



September 8, 2009 By

The New York Times reported Saturday that the Chinese government is now requiring real name registration for all posted news comments. The government -- which already has heavy control of Internet activity -- backed down after a public furor about a previous requirement to use the Green Dam Youth Escort software that also blocked content the government deemed offensive. As a result, the newest requirement was put in covertly, according to reports.


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