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6 June 2006

Businesses help China's government abuse rights

Author: Chang Ching-hsi, Taipei Times

[T]he Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is now "globalizing" its clampdown on human rights...First, the CCP...entice[s] the international community to help it suppress human rights. Companies such as Yahoo, Google, Microsoft and Skype [part of eBay] have...

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1 June 2006

USA: 2005-6 "State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans" - 86% of Fortune 500 companies now prohibit sexual orientation discrimination

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1 June 2006

[PDF] full report: "The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2005-2006"

Author: Human Rights Campaign

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19 April 2006

Skype comes clean over China censor

Author: PCPro [UK]

Skype [part of eBay] has admitted that its partner in China has filtered text messages, but claims that compliance with local censorship laws is a necessary evil if it is to continue operating in the world's most populous country. Niklas Zennström,...

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18 April 2006

China: Skype admits censoring text messages for politically sensitive content

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18 April 2006

Skype says texts are censored by China

Author: Alison Maitland, Financial Times

Skype, the fast-growing internet communications company that belongs to Ebay, has admitted that its partner in China has filtered text messages, defending this compliance with censorship laws as the only way to do business in the country. In a...

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7 January 2005

[PDF] Briefing on Global Private Sector Response to Tsunami Disaster

Author: United Nations Global Compact Office

This note outlines the preliminary information that the Global Compact Office has been able to gather thus far on the magnitude and type of the business response to the [tsunami] disaster. [refers to DHL, SAS, Compass Group, Tata, Newmont, Sanofi...

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2 January 2005

Tech community joins tsunami relief effort

Author: Steven Musil, CNET

[Refers to financial & equipment donations by Dell, Microsoft, Cisco. Also refers to links to relief charities from websites of Amazon.com, Google, Yahoo!, eBay]

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