U.S. to Probe Yahoo in Chinese Reporter Arrest – Foster Klug

From AP, via MSNBC.com:

Congressional investigators plan to look into whether Yahoo officials misrepresented the Internet company’s role in the arrest of a Chinese journalist sentenced to a decade in jail.

House Foreign Affairs Chairman Tom Lantos ordered the investigation after a human rights group released a document that it said raised questions about what Yahoo knew when it shared information with authorities about Shi Tao. Beijing officials had sought Shi for sending an e-mail about Chinese media restrictions. [Full Text]

August 4, 2007 6:14 AM
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