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Yahoo in China human rights case

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posted on Aug, 28 2007 @ 05:10 AM
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Yahoo in China human rights case


news.bbc.co.uk

A human rights group in the US is suing Yahoo for alleged complicity in rights abuses and acts of torture in China.

The World Organization for Human Rights says Yahoo's sharing of information with the Chinese government has led to the arrests of writers and dissidents.

One journalist cited in the case was tracked down and jailed for 10 years for subversion after Yahoo passed on his e-mail and IP address to officials.
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posted on Aug, 28 2007 @ 05:10 AM
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Yahoo has apparently supplied details of journalists, who were subsequently arrested.
Both yahoo and google apparently censor their local china sites, including media sites.
China (surprise!) has strict laws about the internet.




news.bbc.co.uk
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