JerkyMeat: Didn't the GOP suggest the same thing for Americans?
Chariset: Good luck. My real name IS sexygrrl69
some_beer_drinker: I don't think that word means what you think it means...
fusillade762: some_beer_drinker: I don't think that word means what you think it means...Which word?
Mike_LowELL: Good. I'm sick of trolls who hide behind fictitious personalities and spew garbage. I can say this, since I am the head of a multi-billion dollar corporation and you are all poor and smelly liberals. Lol. Get stenched, nerds.
some_beer_drinker: fusillade762: some_beer_drinker: I don't think that word means what you think it means...Which word?the free speech part
serial_crusher: Isn't that basically how it works in America? You try signing up for an ISP or phone company without providing your name and billing address.
Makh: FTFA: Weibo users quickly reacted with fury to the changes.They spend too much time with that Weibo anyway.
serial_crusher: The measure would require service providers to ask users to provide their real names and other identifying information if they want to post information publicly or sign up for access to the internet and telephone services, Xinhua said.Isn't that basically how it works in America? You try signing up for an ISP or phone company without providing your name and billing address.
fusillade762: So being able to round up and arrest people who criticize the government on the internet isn't cracking down on free speech?
Weaver95: i'm sort of expecting the GOP to try to push this sort of legislation here in the US.
doglover: Weaver95: i'm sort of expecting the GOP to try to push this sort of legislation here in the US.They already is.
Paris1127: A few million people on Weibo and Baidu will probably register as Jia Jun Peng (贾君鹏), who has a mother that wants them to come home for dinner./obscure Chinese internet meme//the River Crabs won't get the joke
MadSkillz: What is it about Communist (at least in name) governments that they're so farking insecure about keeping their people in line? The simplification of their language by editing the characters down was like "newspeak" in 1984.
tortilla burger: China Corrupt Governments is are and always will be a shiatholes until they fix this infatuation with controlling the internet populace via a police state.
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