PC Makers Say China Not Relaxing Censorship Stance

American computer makers say the Chinese government has not backed down from a requirement that Internet censorship software be preinstalled on all computers sold in China after July 1, despite reports that the rule had been relaxed. In a further sign that Chinese officials are trying to assert more Internet control, the city of Beijing wants to recruit 10,000 volunteers by summer's end to monitor online content, said an employee of the city government's Spiritual Civilization Office.

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