Chinese Porn Filter A Failure

American VoicesWorld ISSUE 45•28 Jul 9, 2009

Green Dam, the image-scanning software designed by the Chinese to block pornography, also blocks more benign images, including a Garfield movie poster and pictures of cooked pork. What do you think?

  • “I'm so tired of computers doing our jobs for us! Someone like me, who is really good at identifying boobs and vaginas, should be doing that."”

    Dennis Jessop –
    Sealing Machine Operator

  • “Garfield movie poster? What the heck is that doing in my browser history? Okay, you caught me. I was jerking off to the Garfield movie poster."”

    Albert Brava –
    Airport Superintendent

  • “What China needs to do is catalog every pornographic site, block those, then wait for people to lose interest in sex."”

    Sharise Plumber –
    Upholstery