Thursday, January 05, 2006

Microsoft kowtows to Chinese censors -

Microsoft kowtows to Chinese censors - "Microsoft kowtows to Chinese censors
Even Redmond's own staff are horrified
Iain Thomson, 05 Jan 2006

Microsoft has joined Yahoo in the dubious club of companies willing to stifle free speech when the Chinese government tells them to.
The company has taken down a blog written by journalist Zhao Jing, also known as Michael Anti, from its MSN Spaces portal.

Zhoa Jing, a Beijing-based researcher for the New York Times, was critical of a recent management change in China and the government asked Microsoft to remove the blog."