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  1. US draft bill targets China censorship

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... that would make it illegal for mainland internet firms listed in the US to comply with Chinese government demands on censorship and disclosure of personal information. The Global Online Freedom Act ... governments' follows a heated congressional hearing last week in which Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Cisco Systems were accused by congressmen of suppressing human rights in China by complying ...

  2. Director lashes out at mainland censorship

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Director Lou Ye , who has taken his film Summer Palace to compete in the Cannes Film Festival despite failing to get official approval, yesterday attacked the mainland's censorship ... [before the festival began] but we got the same answer,' he said. The film, which premiered yesterday at the festival, tells of two lovers during the rise of China's economy from ...

  3. Google boss joins censorship row

    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... to follow local law in China was absolutely the right one.' American internet companies have been criticised by politicians and advocates of free speech for acceding to central government ... all of the citizens of the world, and that mission includes the more than 1 billion people here in China,' Mr Schmidt replied to repeated questions on the company's attitude ...

  4. Schmidt defends censorship move

    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... 'We must comply with local law,' Eric Schmidt said. 'We believe that the decision to follow local law in China was absolutely the right one.' US internet firms have been ... Taiwan and the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. 'We have a mission to serve the citizens of the world, and that mission includes the more than one billion people in China,' Mr Schmidt ...

  5. Group attacks Net firms on censorship

    Posted Aug 11th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... China's system of internet censorship and surveillance, known as 'the Great Firewall', involved tens of thousands of people employed by the government and was the most advanced ... the purpose of the proposed legislation was not to stop foreign companies from operating in China, but rather that these companies 'not take part in or help censorship or the arrest of people ...

  6. Wikipedia chief says no to censorship

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... to me, and to the entire Wikipedia community, is that whatever we do to become accessible in China, it not be viewed as what Google has done in compromising censorship. 'If there are subtle ... Raymond Ma China losing representation since online encyclopaedia barred to mainland users, claims founder Jimmy Wales, founder of the open-forum internet encyclopaedia Wikipedia, vowed ...

  7. Google investigates blocking complaints

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... such as censorship of the internet. The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders watchdog issued a statement last night condemning the 'unprecedented level of internet filtering in China, which means ... censorship in China.' In April, Google's chairman and chief executive, Eric Schmidt, defended the company's decision to censor content provided through Google.cn. 'We must comply ...


    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ghada: Songs of Palestine 1pm, Space Museum Lecture Hall. Japanese filmmaker Mizue Furui spent 10 years on this documentary about the plight of the Palestinian people China Village ... their views without censorship Princess Raccoon 9.30pm, Cultural Centre. This film by Seijun Suzuki could be considered Zhang Ziyi's attempt to get into Japanese culture before Memoirs ...

  9. Changing attitude to media can only help

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the Chinese media. It was marked by the sudden revival of the axed Bingdian Weekly supplement to the China Youth Daily- though not the reinstatement of its two most senior editors- and a flood of public criticism of the propaganda and censorship authorities. Former senior officials joined a public declaration of support for the weekly, and 13 leading intellectuals expressed concern about ...

  10. Cannes festival's Chinese entry stumbles over censorship law

    Posted May 17th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... The director of Asia's only hope of winning the Palme d'Or this year is expected to withdraw his movie Summer Palace from the Cannes Film Festival's competition after it failed to win the approval of the mainland's censors yesterday. O ...




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