Skype’s Chinese censorware – Rconversation

From Rconversation:

Some good news and some bad news about Skype censorship in China. Since I last wrote about how Skype has admitted without apology that it allows its Chinese partner, TOM Online, to censor user chats with the joint Chinese-language TOM-Skype client, a lot of people have been downloading and testing the TOM-Skype client to try and figure out exactly what it actually censors.

I downloaded it myself and ran a couple of long lists of politically sensitive and obscene Chinese words through it. Nothing appeared to have been blocked… [Full Text]

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