» 06/07/2006, 00.00
UNITED STATES CHINA
Google admits betraying principles in China
Google co-founder acknowledges his company compromised its principles when it accepted Beijing's "set of rules that we weren't comfortable with".
02/02/2006 CHINA UNITED STATES
US Congress warns IT firms against China censorship
Lawmakers slam companies for putting profits before freedom. A code of conduct is under discussion. Anger is high in the Chinese blogger community.
20/02/2006 CHINA UNITED STATES
US draft bill to target companies that help China censor the internet
If approved the bill would impose fines up to US$ 2 million and five years in jail for companies that help the governments of China, Cuba, Iran, Libya and Myanmar enforce censorship.
25/03/2010 CHINA – UNITED STATES
Second internet giant follows Google and pulls out of China
Domain name registration giant GoDaddy says it is stopping its main operations in China because of new restrictive rules. “We didn't want to act as an agent of the Chinese government,” the company says. Some market watchers suspect real reason for leaving is red ink, not human rights.
16/01/2010 CHINA - UNITED STATES
Beijing dampens Google controversy and censors news on line
For the Chinese government, the clash with the Mountain View giant will not affect trade relations with the United States. Washington announces a formal protest and demands explanations about hacking attacks. China censors the controversy and authorizes only state media reports.
28/08/2007 UNITED STATES - CHINA
Yahoo! charged with helping Beijing suppress human rights
The World Organisation for Human Rights has appeared before a San Francisco court on behalf of two Chinese Journalists, arrested for having sent via internet articles critical of the government. Beijing was able tot race them thanks to the help of the information technology giant, which has admitted its guilt.
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