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绿爸爸 (lǜ bàba): Green Daddy
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绿爸爸 (Lǜ Bàba): Green Daddy
  
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]; however, because the proposed policy proved deeply unpopular, mandatory pre-installation has been [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2009/06/china-backs-down-over-controversial-censorship-software/ delayed to an undetermined date].
  
“Green father” is the subject of many online jokes, often juxtaposing green father with valley brother (Gu Ge, or [[valley dove]]).
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“Green Daddy” is the subject of many online jokes, which often juxtapose this fatherly figure with [[bone brother]].
  
 
[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]]
 
[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]]

Revision as of 00:24, 25 September 2013

绿爸爸 (Lǜ Bàba): Green Daddy

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; however, because the proposed policy proved deeply unpopular, mandatory pre-installation has been delayed to an undetermined date.

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