All forums register or be shut down in China

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Petros, Jun 7, 2005.

  1. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    Good thing this forum isn't in China! Chinese government officials not exactly known for the diverse political views like those expressed by our fine members. And it will be enforced by a webcrawler, too.
    :squareeye
     
  2. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Re: All forums be registered or be shut down in China

    should be in our town soon I think
     
  3. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    I dont see anything wrong with this. I'd like to see the same done for AOL users myself.

    You probably have more freedoms in China than you do here in the UK or the US provided you dont try and upset the government. Communism works for the chinese at the moment. I dont think the country would do all that well with "Democracy" as it is in the UK/US as our "Democracy" is just shorted of elected dictatorship from my perspective.
     
  4. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    Quoted for effect.
     
  5. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    What?
     
  6. melon

    melon MS-DOS 2.0 Political User

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    I'll have to respectfully disagree with "LordofLA." Congress might be as worthless as a paperweight sometimes, but we do have more rights to speak our mind than China ever will, at this rate.

    Melon
     
  7. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    You can say what you want in china as long as it does not attempt to subvert the communist government.
     
  8. Son Goku

    Son Goku No lover of dogma

    This reminds me of the king of spam... Before the one on slashdot.org where a bunch of people sick of spam put his unlisted phone number, new address, and work email addy up there, where everyone sick of being spammed got a little revenge served cold

    http://www.macobserver.com/article/2002/12/06.11.shtml

    there was another campaign. They'd contact the government of China and claim that Mr. Ralsky was actually sending Chinese military secrets (or something of that sort) out through those email accounts he had setup in China :laugh: Many people wouldn't deserve it... In Mr. Ralsky's case however, I think many an Internet user would be happy to see him on the wrong end of this :D
     
  9. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    LOL the comments below the story are just as funny as the story itself.
     
  10. Steevo

    Steevo Spammer representing. Political User Folding Team

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    I was wanting to start a site that listed nothing but bum e-ila addresses and addresses gleaned from spam.


    Let spam bots spam each other.
     
  11. Son Goku

    Son Goku No lover of dogma

    The original discussion on slashdot (where this whole thing was being hatched) had even more comments. Things like "Me thinks Mr. Spammer wants a Penthouse subscription for Christmas"...

    I wouldn't have minded ordering Mr Spammer a coconut cream, if they could give it to him special delivery. Not aware of any "in your face, pie delivery" services though :laugh:

    There was a mention in that whole discussion of a former attempt to get the Chinese authorities to shut Mr. Rawlsky down as a national security risk, though wasn't able to find mention again, of that particular plan which had been hatched...