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,” […]

U.S. to Probe Yahoo in Chinese Reporter Arrest – Foster Klug

From AP, via Congressional investigators plan to look into whether Yahoo officials misrepresented the Internet company’s role in the arrest of a Chinese journalist sentenced to a decade in jail. House Foreign Affairs Chairman Tom Lantos ordered the investigation after a human rights group released a document that it said raised questions about what […]

Q&A: Congressman Tom Lantos – Red Herring

From Red Herring: Representative Tom Lantos, whose district includes part of Silicon Valley, has been an outspoken critic of Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, and Cisco regarding their businesses in China… Rep. Lantos (D-California), a Holocaust survivor and human rights advocate, told the companies in a House of Representatives subcommittee on Wednesday, “Your abhorrent activities in China […]

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