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Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Google Says West Should Press China On Censorship : NPR

Google Says West Should Press China On Censorship : NPR

The world's largest search engine is asking U.S. and European governments to put more pressure on China to stop censoring the Internet.

Google's top attorney, David Drummond, described the practice as an unfair barrier to free trade and said Western governments should defend the flow of information the same way they do products. The West has complained to the World Trade Organization that China sells its goods below cost and undermines competitors. More...


It is good to see an American company not caving in to governments like China which practice censorship. To many companies have turned a blind eye to this type of human rights abuse. Google has done the right thing and demonstrated corporate responsibility. Hopefully other companies will follow their lead.

John H. Armwood

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