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China warns Google to obey law

Posted by Saumil on Monday, March 15, 2010, In : Internet 

Promising consequences if Google flouts China's censorship laws, Chinese authorities also chide the U.S. for its human rights record
By Thomas Claburn, InformationWeek USA

A top official of the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently warned Google that it will face consequences if it fails to obey Chinese laws.

According to an Associate Press report, Li Yizhong, head of the MIIT, said, "If you want to do something that disobeys Chinese law and regulations, you ...

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China Shut Down Biggest Hacker Training Site

Posted by Saumil on Tuesday, February 9, 2010, In : Infosec 

What is believed to be the country's biggest hacker training site has been shut down by police in Central China's Hubei province.

Three people were also arrested, local media reported yesterday. The three, who ran Black Hawk Safety Net, are suspected of offering others online attacking programs and software, a crime recently added to the Criminal Law. A total of 1.7 million yuan ($249,000) in assets were also frozen.

According to the provincial public security department of Hubei, the closu...

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Keep the Internet free! China “Shut up US.”

Posted by Saumil on Saturday, January 23, 2010, In : Internet 

China to US: shut up about "so-called Internet freedom"

In the wake of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's major speech yesterday on Internet freedom, a speech in which she called out countries like Egypt, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Iran, and China, most governments have yet to respond. China, however, was quick to reply after dealing with the Google issue for a week already. 

Here's what has happened in 24 turbulent hours.

Wide open. It didn't take China long to respond to Clinton's call to te...

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