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China Faces Piracy Suit Over Censorship Software

January 5th, 2010 01:40 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

angry tapir writes “Web software filtering vendor CyberSitter has filed a $2.2B lawsuit against the Chinese government, two Chinese software makers, and seven major computer manufacturers for their distribution of Green Dam Youth Escort, a controversial Web filtering package the Chinese government had mandated to be installed on computers sold there. Researchers at the University of Michigan found that Green Dam copied code from CyberSitter.”

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