Tech firms blamed for aiding censorship in China

From IDG News Service: ” While China’s large online population and growing economic development represent an irresistible lure for many IT vendors, any technology they provide that helps the Chinese government impose Internet censorship makes them partially to blame for human rights abuses, a new report by Amnesty International (AI) claims.
The group specifically named technology firms Microsoft Corp., Nortel Networks Corp., Cisco Systems Inc. and Sun Microsystems Inc. for deals they have done in China which AI believes have contributed to the government’s ability to monitor and censor public Internet use in what it sees as a major strike against freedom of expression. ”

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