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Watch: China has made an internet censorship THEME SONG

That reminds me..

Microsoft's Vista "Wow is Now" musical number where they tell you not to pirate the OS:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhP-QAeT6cI

Shudder!

Seemed slightly Orwellian when I heard it.

(and lets not mention the then new Hollywood DRM which was built in..)

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Re: That reminds me..

Pirate Vista and they actually spent money worrying about that? Hahaha

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Anonymous Coward

Re: That reminds me..

Wouldn't a tune about their police using battery cables against various parts of dissidents bodies be more Chinesy.

Oh, and accurate.

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"Wouldn't a tune about their police using battery cables against various parts of dissidents bodies be more Chinesy."

Yeah,, but America called dibs.

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In America a good lawyer gets you rich for life on that. In China you get promoted.

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Re: That reminds me..

Pirate Windows Vista? They'd be lucky.

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Reminds me of Surfen Multimedia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFPQbnraeVg

Surf surf surf surf surf surf surf surf

Surfing surfing through the world with multi-media.

Surfing surfing day and night on the data-Autobahn.

Surfing surfing through the world with multi-media.

Surfing surfing day and night on the data-Autobahn.

Come tonight into the Internet, I'm already waiting for you.

Man be a user, go online, in e-mail you will meet me.

....

And if you are missing some megabytes, you'll find them with me.

No matter if interface or cyberspace, I like to share with you.

...

With bits and bytes with mouse and click, we're going on a tour.

Today in the world-wide-web we'll follow every hot track.

...

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Re: Reminds me of Surfen Multimedia

Probably sounds/reads better in German, right…? Still, I'm always seriously impressed by how well many Germans speak English; I was listening to a show on a station based in Hamburg the other day and the DJ kept dropping into English as though speaking his own language was too much effort! Made it easier for me to understand, though - mein Deutsch es nicht so gut to say the least! But many of the bands I love are German, and none get played on UK radio (except Rammstein). Trying to learn German so I can understand them, and I'm failing miserably! Many do write in English, but many don't.

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China

In a country that venerates a man who is responsible for the deaths of at least 50 million of its citizens nothing surprises me.

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Meh

Re: China

"Internet power! The web is where glorious dreams are: examined and crushed."

FTFThem

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Re: China

well how about one that venerates a god responsible for the deaths of billions?

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Coat

Re: China

Given what the First Emperor (Chin) did to build the original Great Wall, is this at all surprising?

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Oh joy, now a song... where's the dance?

All things considered, this goes even further is proving that we don't want the Chinese involved in running the Internet. This sort of reminds of the "wearing ribbons of shame while standing on a street corner singing the company song".

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Big Brother

Yes, fine, but what we all want to know is...

Does it scan?

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Re: Yes, fine, but what we all want to know is...

"Does it scan?"

More to the point - will it blend?

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Is there a word for when you are amused and at the same tired rather horrified? If so, that's what I feel right now.

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>Is there a word for when you are amused and at the same tired rather horrified?

Probably. German. Probably.

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re: Portmanteau word needed ...

... horrimused?

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Is there a word for when you are amused and at the same tired rather horrified?

Russell Braindead?

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Dont forget the classic, dont copy that floppy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=up863eQKGUI

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Big Brother

Screen behind the chorus

Are those the lyrics that are being projected onto the screen at the back of the stage?

Is the audience expected to sing along or is it just to reinforce the message?

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Re: Screen behind the chorus

You will sing along. Singing is Mandatory.

You will be Happy. Happiness is Mandatory.

The Party is your Friend.

Welcome to Paranoia CN. The new exciting extension to Paranoia XP.

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Big Brother

Sense aside,

the music sounds more Soviet than Chinese...

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Gimp

Internet theme song already exists

You know you know it. Sing it with me now....

The internet is for porn

The internet is for porn

Grab your **** and double click for porn, porn, porn

(It seems an appropriate counter to a censorship anthem to me.)

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Re: Internet theme song already exists

Don't forget the chorus....

||: fap, fap....fap, fap, fap

/fap, /fap..../fap, /fap, /fap

fap, fap....fap, fap, fap

/fap, /fap..../fap, /fap, /fap :||

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Mushroom

Meanwhile

They hack our government, infrastructure and commercial sites and spam our forums. A plague on them, I say!

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Needs more ....

COWBELL!

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Mushroom

Another URL For This Masterpiece Of Propaganda:

If you, like I, are running into trouble playing this article's video on our glorious Internet that inexorably flows its way to the sea of great knowledge and wisdom, try the alternative URL below. Don't forget your barf bag:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0KH8Dn4dyo

The supine and infectionous (sic) lyrics are posted below the video for your English translational enjoyment.

:-Q*****

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The rebuttal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ig2L4X6b6ZM

Software freedom by Richard Stallman. I don't know which is scarier.

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