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Japanese Whatsapp-like service Line has come under uncomfortable scrutiny by international users after appearing to prepare self-censorship capabilities for its Chinese service Lian wo. Twitter user @hirakujira spotted a chunk of code in the social messaging app including “<key>warning.badwords<key>” which would trigger a user …

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Anonymous Coward

Which Great firewall ?

"...Chinese laws for users within the Great Firewall, ..."

I didn't realise Chinese law applied in Australia

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Re: Which Great firewall ?

All I can say is they probably want to maintain a single code-base.

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Mushroom

Re: Which Great firewall ?

All your code-base are belong to us.

<- They set up us the bomb.

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Meh

Ah, What price freedom?

Well, whatever the price is, freedom certainly has one and China can certainly pay it.

It's good they are embracing capitalism, isn't it?

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OK, the translation may not be perfect

.. but sticking it into Google's translate produces some curious results.

Ye Yingchun underwear

Broke the news Daughters

The Mathematical Olympiad called and kept

Liu Peng event - he's President of Chinese Olympic Committee

Wealthy 2700000000

Beijing set to visit

Communist era

Prime Minister watch

Mrs. A diamond is forever

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Windows

Re: OK, the translation may not be perfect

Another one I got was "Uncle Chen Yingchun". When I Googled that the first link was for a Chinese restaurant just by Pennsylvania State University. Did someone have a bad meal there or something?

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