China’s Alibaba Slams Yahoo! Over Google Support
From the Times of India:
“Alibaba Group has communicated to Yahoo! that Yahoo’s statement that it is ‘aligned’ with the position Google took last week was reckless given the lack of facts in evidence,” the firm’s spokesman John Spelich said… A spokeswoman for Yahoo!, which owns 39 per cent of Alibaba, on Wednesday welcomed Google’s decision.
“Yahoo! is committed to protecting human rights and takes our users’ privacy and security very seriously,” the spokeswoman said. “We condemn any attempts to infiltrate company networks to obtain user information. ”We stand aligned with Google that these kinds of attacks are deeply disturbing and strongly believe that the violation of user privacy is something that we as Internet pioneers must all oppose,” she added.