The lawsuit against the 'Green Dam' was allowed to move forward by the court.
The Chinese government ordered all PCs to be sold in China equipped with the Green Dam, a content monitoring and censorship software. The measure faced with strong resistance from computer users in China. The government finally gave up after one year.
A US based computer security company cybersitter file a legal complaint against the Green Dam, alleging pirated code. Along the now non-existent producer of the Green Dam, major PC manufactures were listed as defendants because the software were installed by default.
SONY, Lenovo, Toshiba, Acer asked the court to dismiss the case, but failed.
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