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4 May 2010
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Autor/in: Yahoo!

Today, Yahoo! Inc. hosts its second annual Business & Human Rights Summit at its Sunnyvale campus, bringing together individuals from around the world to raise awareness about freedom of expression online and the enduring challenges to this...

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1 April 2010
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Autor/in: Yahoo!

Tuesday, May 04, 2010... Sunnyvale, CA [California]... Yahoo!’s Business & Human Rights Program invites you to learn more about how the Internet, technology and social media facilitate free expression and change around the world, and about global...

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31 March 2010
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Autor/in: Rob Hanlon and Stephen Frost, CSR Asia

The portrayal of Google as a socially responsible business…is a theatrical performance. The company’s decision – to challenge China’s legislation…has less to do with human rights…We introduce three points that urgently need to be raised: (1) Google’s...

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9 March 2010
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Autor/in: Global Network Initiative

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Morgan as its first Executive Director...Ms. Morgan expects to begin her role at GNI in May of this year, joining from British Telecommunications (BT), where she was...

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1 March 2010
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Autor/in: Dan Levin, New York Times

A query [on Amazon.cn] for Zhao Ziyang — …who…[supported] the 1989 democracy demonstration in Tiananmen Square — returns no matches... Amazon’s U.S. headquarters declined to comment on the issue of censorship, saying only that the company was obliged...

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7 August 2009
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Autor/in: E News Park Forest

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) sent a letter today to 26 tech companies, urging them to join a voluntary code of conduct known as the Global Network Initiative (GNI) [on freedom of expression, privacy]...

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23 July 2009
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Autor/in: Paul Jay, CBC News

A group of prominent Canadian researchers has launched an initiative to examine how closely companies like Google, Microsoft and Yahoo follow their own principles regarding freedom of expression and privacy...Citizen Lab director Ron Deibert said the...

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12 June 2009
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Autor/in: Global Network Initiative

The concurrent and cumulative issues [with the Chinese Govts' requirement for computer manufacturers to install Green Dam/Youth Escort content control software] that implicate human rights and undermine user choice include the requirement for mandatory...

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10 June 2009
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Autor/in: Michael Shtender-Auerbach, Founder and Chief Executive of Social Risks LLC, in Huffington Post

The Chinese censorship authorities have a new target - PC manufacturers. By the end of June '09, China wants all personal computer manufacturers, including US-based Dell, HP, and Apple, to install censorship software prior to sale in China...PC...

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3 March 2009
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Autor/in: Leslie Harris, President and CEO of Center for Democracy and Technology, in Reuters

In the wake of troubling reports as recently as last year that Western companies were assisting China with Internet censorship and the unmasking of cyber-dissidents, governments around the world seemed poised to regulate the conduct of Internet...

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