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 in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

David Wu
Representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2009
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
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 ...

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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 590” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

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History

Introduced
Jun 26, 2009

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