China Report: U.S. Tech Desired, But Still Forbidden – W. David Gardner

From TechWeb.com :

An American IT expert visiting China finds strong interest in technology, but plenty of barriers, too — mostly from the Chinese government.

Recently returned from a six-city lecture tour in China, IT and search engine expert Steve Arnold was surprised to find that the Chinese business community is eager to learn about the same subjects as their U.S. counterparts — “Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo.” …

However, in China the actual performance of leading search engines differs dramatically from the U.S. experience. Arnold said he had to struggle with authorities blocking his email and cell phone reception. [Full Text]

June 21, 2006 8:12 PM
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