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Google calls China the world's most dangerous hacker
In a new book, Google chief Eric Schmidt describes China's Communist regime as the worst threat to Internet freedom. In the past ten years, Beijing has come under intense criticism for its censorship. Chinese media respond by accusing the US of nationalism.
16/09/2015 CHINA – UNITED STATES
Cyberattacks, expansionism and economic crisis on Xi’s and Obama’s dinner menu
White House announces state dinner for China’s president hosted by his US counterpart. It will be "an opportunity to expand US-China co-operation", and to "address areas of disagreement constructively" like bilateral trade and industrial espionage.
11/03/2013 CHINA - UNITED STATES
China accuses US of online piracy
Xinhua cites study by China's top internet security agency, claims that 2,196 control servers in the United States "controlled" 1.29 million host computers in China. The battle for control of the Internet continues.
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.
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.
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