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2009-06-08 14:25:00

The Chinese Government is mandating that all personal computers sold within the country include software that blocks pornographic web sites and other sites it deems objectionable.  Jinhui Computer System Engineering Co., which was awarded a government contract to develop the "Green Dam-Youth Escort" filtering software, said Monday that the software would give parents additional oversight by preventing online access to sites with pornographic images or language. The company is...

2009-05-11 20:04:57

Mississippi State forward Jarvis Varnado said Monday he has decided to put off joining the NBA and return for his senior college season. I feel like I wasn't ready for the NBA, Varnado said. Another year in college can only help my game, and I'm really excited about this team. The 6-foot-9 Varnado started a school-record 36 games this past season. He averaged a team-high 12.9 points and 8.8 rebounds and led the nation with 170 blocked shots to run his career total to 394. Varnado, two-time...

2008-08-02 03:00:12

To: FOREIGN EDITORS Contact: Tao Wang, Global Internet Freedom Consortium, +1-888- 937-1688, contact@internetfreedom.org WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Internet Freedom Consortium (GIFC) announced today that their anti- censorship software tools are ready to help journalists and tourists during the Olympics, to circumvent China's Internet blockade. The software, which is available free of charge, can be downloaded onto a hard drive or USB drive to safely and...

2008-07-01 15:00:21

The best tool for protecting your family while surfing the Internet just got better! Bsafe Online's latest version gives parents more control over their children's social networking sites. Now instead of having to either completely block or allow sites like MySpace or Facebook, parents can selectively allow only approved pages within the site. "How to manage these popular sites is one of our most frequently asked questions," says Bsafe Online CEO Joe Gregory. "Social networking sites can be...


Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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