Breaking news: Green Dam Day delayed

On the eve of destruction, China has delayed Green Dam Day.Reuters reports that China will delay an order that all PCs sold in the country come equipped with Green Dam-Youth Escort.

On the eve of destruction, China has delayed Green Dam Day.

Reuters reports that China will delay an order that all PCs sold in the country come equipped with Green Dam-Youth Escort. The government had set July 1 as the day.

[Add 1] But the Ministry of Information and Industry Technology says it will supply schools and Internet cafes with the software after July 1, the official news agency Xinhua announced. The agency will "keep on soliciting opinions to perfect the pre-installation plan," Xinhua added.

The move comes under heavy pressure from the U.S. government, an international collection of hardware manufacturers, and anti-censorship activities.

California-based Solid Oak claims the software rips off its CyberSitter software and has threatened action in China and the U.S.

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