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Microsoft: China Web Filtering Raises Issues

After a government order announced that all new computers in China would be required to have pre-installed filtering software, Microsoft is denouncing the notice. From AFP: Microsoft late Monday said a Chinese rule that personal...

Lenovo Aims to Calm Fears Over Security – Mickey Meece

Interview excerpts from the New York Times with William Amelio, Lenovo’s chief executive on the Chinese company’s global vision and PR: Q. How did the State Department decision play out? A. It’s dying down dramatically. I personally spent time in Washington, along with other key executives, to help educate a lot of the lawmakers. The […]

China tempers criticism of US decision on Lenovo – Reuters

From Reuters via the Washington Post (link) China’s Commerce Ministry struck a more conciliatory note on Wednesday after saying a State Department decision to restrict the use of computers made by PC firm Lenovo Group Ltd. smacked of a Cold War mentality. Assistant Commerce Minister Huang Hai said that although China understood the right of […]



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