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11 May 2006
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Auteur: Amnesty International

The internet is the new frontline in the fight for human rights. The initial grace period in which internet-users enjoyed complete freedom, while the authorities caught up with the technology, has ended. Governments are increasingly monitoring web,...

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5 May 2006
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Auteur: Josette Shiner, US under secretary of state for economic, business and agricultural affairs, in Financial Times

The United States is determined to maximise the free flow of information over the internet and minimise success by repressive regimes in censoring information and silencing legitimate debate in this global town hall...Fundamentally, internet freedom...

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3 May 2006
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Auteur: [column] Jesse Eisinger, Wall Street Journal

Amnesty International next week plans to use Google's annual meeting to call on it and Microsoft to stop cooperating with censors in China. Shareholders should take heed, and not just because it's morally repugnant to collaborate with repression. In...

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3 May 2006
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Auteur: Michael Dell, Chairman of Dell, in Financial Times

Approximately two in every three people in the US have direct access to a computer. In sub-Saharan Africa, fewer than two in every 100 do. Narrowing this digital divide, by giving more people access to information technology, is one of the great...

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1 May 2006
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Auteur: Amnesty International

Early in 2006 Google launched a self-censoring Chinese search engine, google.cn. As with Microsoft and Yahoo, the Chinese version of Google (called “Gu Ge” in Chinese) affects Chinese users by restricting search results for topics such as “human rights...

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1 May 2006
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Auteur: Amnesty International

Internet companies have an invaluable role to play in the realization of freedom of expression and information. But in China and elsewhere, Microsoft is instead aiding repression, censorship, and violation of fundamental freedoms...Appearing this year...

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1 May 2006
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Auteur: Amnesty International

Yahoo's response claims they received a valid and legal demand for information according to Chinese law. As a consequence, Yahoo China was legally obligated to comply...Amnesty International believes that Yahoo’s arguments do not justify the company’s...

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1 May 2006
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Auteur: Amnesty International

Companies must respect human rights, wherever they operate. Yahoo’s actions are not justifiable: the company unconditionally met the Chinese government’s request for information on Shi Tao, and allegedly contributed to Li Zhi’s detention...Amnesty...

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28 April 2006
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Auteur: Ilya Garger, MarketWatch

...[A] rights group has revealed that Yahoo's China operation provided a Beijing court with information used to jail a political dissident. Human Rights in China...said Thursday that Wang Xiaoning was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Sept 2003 for ...

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Article
28 April 2006

Yahoo délateur en Chine : la preuve par la justice chinoise

Auteur: Yves Grandmontagne, Silicon.fr [France]

Si le doute demeurait quant à la participation active de Yahoo à la lutte menée par le gouvernement chinois contre ses dissidents, ce doute est désormais dissipé avec un quatrième dissident condamné dont l'identité a été révélée par le portail Internet...

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