The Complicity Question. Google, Yahoo, etc and China.

New York-based Human Rights Watch called the blocking of politically sensitive Web sites and search terms “arbitrary, opaque and unaccountable” and urged the publicly traded firms to be upfront with their users about censorship.

Read this article at ZDNet and a similar one from the BBC Technology News

Previously from Whats New Media:

China Tightens Grip on Web;
China blocks main Google site;
Google: “We compromised our principles”;
Yahoo Punished for China Policy;
Amnesty seeks to end Internet repression

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