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Censorship Software Fail!

Posted by jtsmyth8 on June 12, 2009

China’s attempts at implementing a mandatory software censorship program is an utter failure. Linux and Apple users can simply bypass the program altogether since no version exists that is compatible for their platforms. As well the software is very problematic. Popular common sites that are clean are blocked by the program. So far the manufacturer’s website has been bombarded with download request and has been getting timed out. However the lucky 3 million users have managed to download and install the software. Results are inconsistent at best. Some report being able to freely visit pornographic sites while others simply searching for animal cartoons have been blocked and deemed offensive. On top of this the site isn’t even secure. Any aspiring hacker could potentially gain access to the site, install malware, and easily compromise millions of more computers. Looks like China’s attempts at censorship is yet another utter failure.

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China rounds up the Mexicans

Posted by jtsmyth8 on May 4, 2009

Typical un-educated communist tactics. Fear the unknown. China’s discriminatory practices continue as shown with the recent swine flu epidemic. The Chinese government has taken the steps to round up all Mexican tourists and quarantine them regardless of the lack of flu symptoms. So much for stepping into the 21st century China. Progressive? My ass.

“The relevant measures are not directed at Mexican citizens and are not discriminatory,” foreign ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu said in a statement posted on the ministry’s website. (link)

I guess that has nothing to do with the fact that all the people you have rounded up are Mexican? I don’t see any other people being quarantined. Heck not even the sick Chinese people. Those people are free to roam around and spread the flu. Congratulations China. You are, yet again, one of the dumbest countries in the world.

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Zhang Ziyi most beautiful …

Posted by jtsmyth8 on December 20, 2008

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A Chinese newspaper has declared Zhang Ziyi the most beautiful person in China. Tony Leung Chiu-wai was ranked number 2. Here’s an older list.

Meh, she’s alright. But who am I to argue with a billion Chinese? I just wish she wasn’t dating that loser white guy. That always bothers me when a hot asian girl ends up on the arm of some white guy.

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Private matters should stay private

Posted by jtsmyth8 on September 9, 2008

I don’t know about you but some things you just shouldn’t do in public. Public displays of affection, too much skin, and more but this takes the cake. Let’s see, last month he got caught “trying to have sex with a park bench”, and now he got caught “pleasuring” himself on a bus, umm, did I miss anything? I don’t know what this says about some one’s mental state. I guess when you’re on tv you think you are entitled to pull a Pee Wee Herman because you think you are famous.

In other news there was a “mentally ill woman” who tried to strip and disrobe during the Beijing para Olympics. As you can imagine the Chinese government probably doesn’t believe the special Olympics deserves the same kind of security. Maybe it had something to do with a Tibet protest? Who knows maybe she had “Free Tibet” written on her chest and we just didn’t get to see it. Long story short, keep your clothes on kids, I don’t care what political message you have to share. If it’s important you should be able to get your message across “with” your clothes on.

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China eclipse an omen for Beijing Olympics?

Posted by jtsmyth8 on August 1, 2008

Darkness fell over the last outpost of the Great Wall of China on Friday, where a rare total solar eclipse ended its journey across the earth, delighting skywatchers one week before the Olympics open in Beijing.

The stellar spectacle – when the moon passes between the sun and the Earth – began in Canada, tracked across Greenland and crept into Siberia, before ringing in the momentous month of August in China, when it will host the Games.

In northwest China, cheers went up from the Jiayuguan Fort as hordes of tourists welcomed the eclipse.

“It’s really doubly special, because I’m standing here on the Great Wall and watching it,” said Feng Lei, a backpacker from the China’s southwestern province of Sichuan, who was making his way to Beijing for the Olympics. (story)

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