In a pair of posts at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, Beth Van...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 3, 2014
A U.S. federal court has dismissed a case against computer networking giant Cisco involving...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 5, 2011
As Microsoft draws fire for agreeing to censor search results in its new collaboration with Baidu, The Wall Street Journal reveals the roles of technology firms including Cisco and HP in a new surveillance system in Chongqing....
by victoriawu | May 23, 2011
Falun Gong members have filed a federal lawsuit against Cisco Systems in San Jose, CA charging that they worked with the Chinese government to track and monitor Falun Gong members. From Mercury News: Several followers of the...
by Liu Yong | May 20, 2008
From AP: A Cisco Systems Inc. executive told a Senate subcommittee Tuesday that comments in an internal document about China’s goal to “combat” a religious group did not reflect the company’s views on...
by Liu Yong | May 19, 2008
From AP: A Senate subcommittee on Tuesday is expected to question a Cisco Systems Inc. executive about an internal 2002 document that includes a reference to censoring “hostiles” in describing the Chinese...
by Liu Yong | Nov 8, 2007
From Los Angeles Times: Which company has committed the greater evil? Yahoo Inc. helped send a reporter to prison by revealing his identity to the Chinese government. Cisco Systems Inc. helps send thousands of Chinese dissidents to prison by selling sophisticated Internet surveillance technology to China. If bad press is to be the judge, the […]
by Mo Ming | Jan 19, 2007
From RConversation: Microsoft, Yahoo!, Google, Cisco and others have been getting a lot of heat over the past year for colluding with human rights violations and state censorship in countries like China. Fortunately, three of those four companies have found the wherewithal to do more than just duck and cover. A couple of months ago […]
by Liu Yong | Jul 5, 2006
From Dow Jones Newswires, via MarketWatch: Cisco Systems (CSCO) said China Telecom selected it as the primary supplier as it expands its business network. The San Jose computer network company said China Telecom will install nearly 400 Cisco 12416 routers as part of the expansion. The network, called CN2, covers nearly 200 cities in mainland […]
by Mo Ming | Jun 25, 2006
From Xinhuanet: Riding on its robust growth in China, global Internet networking giant Cisco Systems is set to invest more in the market with a large funding pool at its disposal, according to James Richardson, Cisco’s global senior vice-president in commercial business. “Cisco has around US$15 billion in cash, a very strong balance sheet it’s […]
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