China’s Green Dam, the implications of government control encroaching on home PCs

1 12 2009

URL: http://opennet.net/chinas-green-dam-the-implications-government-control-encroaching-home-pc. Source: The OpenNet Initiative (ONI)

This report evaluates the functional elements of China’s Green Dam software and explores the possible effects of its implementation on a national scale. ONI reports that Green Dam is deeply flawed and poses critical security concerns for users, and may facilitate a much more intrusive mechanism for filtering and surveillance.

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