Miriam Lueck

Internet Dissident Appeals Three Year Sentence (Epoch Times)

April 7, 2004 “On Oct. 14, 2003, well-known Internet dissident Luo Yongzhong was sentenced to three years in prison by the Changchun Intermediate Court for publishing an article on the Internet, commenting and criticizing on China, and placing blame on the Chinese government. Luo was formally charged with and convicted of “instigating rebellion against the […]

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Internet tutors employed in north China province to improve cafe service (People’s Daily)

April 4, 2004 “Internet cafes in Shijiazhuang, capital of north China’s Hebei province, will employ a number of network tutors, providing a more complete service to youthful net surfers. The tutors will be responsible for safeguarding youthful net users from websites concerning violence or pornography, and helping them to deal with malfunctions.” Click here to […]

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UN Global Forum on Internet Governance

“More than 200 leaders from government, business and civil society attended the Global Forum on Internet Governance, held on 25 and 26 March 2004 and organized by the United Nations Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Task Force” according to a report by CircleID. The entry is mostly large sections of direct quotation from participants in […]

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China to Talk With U.S. on Semiconductor Tax (New York Times)

March 27, 2004 “China said Friday that it had agreed to talks with the United States about a tax Beijing imposed on imported semiconductors that Washington contends gives Chinese producers an unfair advantage. The United States started a complaint with the World Trade Organization last week over the 17 percent value-added tax China places on […]

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