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Yahoo! Dissident Wang Xiaoning to be Released

Wang Xiaoning is to be released from prison on Friday following a ten-year sentence for “inciting subversion of state power” in a series of online essays. Wang was one of around 60 people prosecuted on the basis of...

Running Aground on the Ethical Shoals: Jerry Yang Meets Shi Tao’s Mother – RFA

From RFA Unplugged blog: Yahoo’s chief executive Jerry Yang and executive vice president Michael Callahan faced a House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing in Washington yesterday over providing misleading information to Congress last year as part of an investigation into the company’s role in disclosing former journalist and cyberdissident Shi Tao’s identity to Chinese authorities. […]

Yahoo Criticized in Case of Jailed Dissident – Dibya Sarkar

From AP: Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Jerry Yang testified to lawmakers on Tuesday that the company has been “open and forthcoming” about its role in a Chinese government investigation that led in 2005 to a journalist’s imprisonment. “We have answered every question, provided every requested piece of information and worked with you in good faith,” […]

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