January 7, 2006

On censorship

It left free-speech activists astounded
When Microsoft had a Chinese blogger grounded
He had posted his views
On sensitive political news
And in real-time his blog was impounded!

NDTV 07/01/06: Microsoft Corp. has shut down the Internet journal of a Chinese blogger that discussed politically sensitive issues including a recent strike at a Beijing newspaper.The action came amid criticism by free-speech activists of foreign technology companies that help the communist government enforce censorship or silence dissent in order to be allowed into China's market. Read the full story here

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