Surprise! China's Porn Filter Has Political Opinions

The weirdly naive Green Dam-Youth Escort web filter software, which China is requesting be installed on all new computers, was almost certainly initiated because a government official caught his kid looking at really weird porn. Now we find out it doesn't just alert at ladyboobs; as some had predicted, it's being used to censor politically sensitive material. Of course, China's been doing this server-side for years. [WSJ]