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AI report: Undermining freedom of expression in China

Posted by Author on July 23, 2006

To coincide with the launch of the international campaign against internet repression, Amnesty International released a report about the role of Yahoo!, Microsoft and Google in internet repression in China titled “Undermining freedom of expression in China”. The apparatus of internet repression is considered to be more advanced in China than in any other country and companies are particularly willing to cooperate with the Chinese government.

Contents of the report including:

Executive summary

1. Freedom of expression

1.1 A fundamental human rights

1.2 Internet governance and human rights

2. Human rights responsibilities of companies

2.1 Responsibilities of Internet hardware and software companies

3. The human rights situation in China: an Overview

3.1 The crackdown on human rights defenders

3.2 Curtailment of freedom of expression

3.3 Internet censorship in China

4. The role of Yahoo!, Microsoft and Google

4.1 Mismatch between values and actions

4.2 Contravening their principle that users come first

4.3 Uncovering their defences

4.4 From denial to acknowledgement

5. Recommendations for action

The report can be download from AI’s website Here

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