Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Yahoo! Furthers Censorship

Here is another case of a company bowing down to government entities. Who cares about freedom of speech? Surely, not Yahoo!.
Yahoo! helped Chinese government put journalist in Jail
"Reporters without borders" reports that Yahoo! has helped linking information posted online with the IP-address of a Chinese journalist, which subsequently rendered him a prison sentence of 10 years for "divulging state secrets abroad".

Yahoo! defends themselves by stating that they only follow the laws in the country they operate.

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