H.Res. 590 (111th): Expressing grave concerns about the sweeping censorship, privacy, and cybersecurity implications of China’s Green Dam filtering software, and urging U.S. high-tech companies to promote the Internet as a tool for transparency, freedom of expression, and citizen empowerment around the world.

Introduced:
Jun 26, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
David Wu
Representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 26, 2009
Length
4 pages
 
Status

This resolution was introduced on June 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jun 26, 2009
Referred to Committee Jun 26, 2009
 
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Cosponsors
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House Foreign Affairs

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6/26/2009--Introduced.
Expresses: (1) grave concerns about the sweeping censorship, privacy, and cybersecurity implications of China's Green Dam filtering software; and (2) support for the Chinese people in their quest for Internet freedom and free expression.
Calls on: (1) the Chinese government to rescind its requirement for Green Dam to be preinstalled on all new computers; and (2) U.S. high-tech companies to promote the Internet as a tool for transparency, freedom of expression, and citizen empowerment around the world.

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