A number of network users strongly advocate canceling the shield of sensitive words. Yang’s (2003) research has proved that the shield of sensitive words make some net users more difficult to write down some thoughts, and these users have to use the words which are look or read similar to the sensitive ones. The consequence is that the sensitive words filter system leads to a difficulty on people’s writing and reading but make no sense on network safety or network environment. It is unproper to continue this sensitive words controlling policy for its immense side effects(Financial Times, 22 Match, 2011, p.6).
Some people including both government officials and common people, however, hold different opinions about filtering sensitive words, claim that several reports have shown that setting a sensitive words filter system is a worldwide approach to a better network environment (Klensin & Khare, 2003). For instance, in America, some words are in the list of the Department of Homeland Security to supervise the country safety. Besides, dirty words on the Internet are forbidden widely around the worl...
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...ina will have a rapid development which can please both government and network users.
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