A group of Falun Gong practitioners alleges that Cisco provided networking gear and technical assistance to build and operate an elaborate system of Internet controls used by the Chinese government.
Software companies point out they have no control over how any customer – whether it is a business, individual, or a foreign government – ultimately uses a product.
China already has some of the world’s strictest Internet controls and blocks many popular social media sites, including YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.
You’ve heard of “.com” and “.org.” Joining them soon will be “.xxx” for pornographic websites.
Legislation that could have censored part of the internet to users in the U.S. appears to have stalled. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says the internet censorship bill is delayed, for now.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KCBS)- China has decided not to pull the plug on Google’s website. The Silicon Valley giant announced that Beijing has renewed its Internet license.