Media rights group slams China’s Internet policing

From channelnewsasia.com: “A Paris-based media rights group has slammed new Chinese aimed at policing the and accused a US-based company of colluding with the government to stifle on the web.

Reporters Without Borders said that since new regulations on Internet chatrooms were issued on February 23, many news groups had been shut down and the of online messages stepped up.

The media watchdog group also questioned a move by the US-based domain name management group VeriSign to assign a DNS (domain name server), a move the group said would give Chinese Internet the ability to render unwanted web addresses inaccessible.”

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