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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!.

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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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