[OPE-L] "bad words"

From: ope-admin@ricardo.ecn.wfu.edu
Date: Thu May 10 2007 - 08:14:13 EDT

A post on the subject of "China's dilemma" was not delivered to an
address in China for the following reason:

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Our mail scanner found viruses or bad words.


Evidently, a server in China is scanning messages for "bad words".
But, what were the "bad words" in the article which was forwarded?
I suspect that a computer program has been developed which scans for
words and expressions which are not acceptable *politically* from the
standpoint of authorities in the receiving country.

In solidarity, Jerry

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