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绿爸爸 (lǜ bà bà): green father
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绿爸爸 (Lǜ Bàba): Green Daddy [[File:Green Daddy.jpg|250px|thumb|right]]
  
Satirical name for its near homophone in Chinese, Green Dam. [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/green-dam/ Green Dam Youth Escort] software (绿坝·花季护航) was developed under the direction of the Chinese government to filter internet content on individual computers. Pre-installation of Green Dam software was originally intended for all new computers; however, because the proposed policy proved deeply unpopular, mandatory pre-installation has been delayed to an undetermined date.
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Satirical name for [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/green-dam/ Green Dam Youth Escort] software (绿坝·花季护航). This software was developed under the direction of the Chinese government to filter Internet content on individual computers. Pre-installation of Green Dam software was [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2009/06/china-requires-pre-installed-internet-filter-on-all-new-computers/ originally intended to be mandatory for all new computers] Because the proposed policy proved deeply unpopular, mandatory pre-installation was first [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2009/06/china-backs-down-over-controversial-censorship-software/ delayed to an undetermined date], and then [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2010/07/with-a-whimper-and-not-a-bang/ shuttered completely].
  
“Green father” is the subject of many online jokes, often juxtaposing green father with valley brother ([http://chinadigitaltimes.net/wiki/Valley_dove Gu Ge, or Google]).
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“Green Daddy” is the subject of many online jokes, which often juxtapose this fatherly figure with [[bone brother]].
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See also [[Blue Daddy]].
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Latest revision as of 23:40, 27 January 2021

绿爸爸 (Lǜ Bàba): Green Daddy

Green Daddy.jpg

Satirical name for Green Dam Youth Escort software (绿坝·花季护航). This software was developed under the direction of the Chinese government to filter Internet content on individual computers. Pre-installation of Green Dam software was originally intended to be mandatory for all new computers Because the proposed policy proved deeply unpopular, mandatory pre-installation was first delayed to an undetermined date, and then shuttered completely.

“Green Daddy” is the subject of many online jokes, which often juxtapose this fatherly figure with bone brother.

See also Blue Daddy.