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Yahoo!’s new CEO urged to make defending freedom of expression on the Internet one of the company’s priorities

Reporters Without Borders congratulates Carol Bartz for her appointment yesterday as Yahoo!’s new CEO... The organisation’s secretary-general, Jean-François Julliard, seized the opportunity to write to Bartz to express its concerns about Yahoo!’s policies in China... In the letter, Reporters Without Borders [writes]...: "We...request you to pursue a policy opposed to the disclosure of users’ personal data to the authorities of countries that abusively censor the Internet... We...urge you to renegotiate your local partnership with Alibaba, including a non-negotiable condition requiring it to resist abusive requests from the China authorities..."

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Reporters Without Borders urges new Yahoo! CEO to oppose disclosure of user data to repressive govts.

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