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Google rebels against China’s Internet censors: Reporters Without Borders

Posted by Author on January 13, 2010

Reporters Without Borders hails US Internet giant Google’s announcement yesterday that it will stop censoring the Chinese version of its search engine, – a move that could lead to’s closure and Google’s withdrawal from the Chinese market. The company said it took the decision following sophisticated cyber-attacks on Gmail accounts coming from China.

“We can only welcome the courage shown by Google’s executives,” Reporters Without Borders said. “A foreign IT company has finally accepted its responsibilities towards Chinese users and is standing up to the Chinese authorities, who keep clamping down more and more on the Internet.

“In the face of repeated and increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks and humiliating treatment by the Chinese authorities, who accuse them of not doing enough to block sensitive information, Google has decided to take a tougher line and is setting its own conditions for continuing to operate in China.

“We call on other IT companies to form a common front and we urge the Chinese authorities to reconsider their position. Google seems to have opened a breach – the cooperation of western companies in the control of news and information is no longer systematic.”

Reporters Without Borders also welcomed the transparency displayed by Google. “By making these cyber-attacks public, Google is clearly showing that its priority is to protect the personal data of its clients, including the most vulnerable ones. It is refusing to be an accomplice of the Chinese authorities in their pursuit of dissidents online.”

Google’s U-turn follows attacks launched from China on the Gmail accounts of several dozen human rights activists. Reporters Without Borders has itself been the target of cyber-attacks from China. A score of companies in the media, technology, finance and chemical sectors were also reportedly affected by these hacker attacks and by the theft of intellectual property……. (more details from Reporters Without Borders)

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