Cisco denies aiding Chinese censorship

Cisco this week denied allegations that it aided the Chinese government in its effort to censor the Internet.The allegations are connected to a 2002 PowerPoint document written by a Cisco engineer that refers to suppression of the Falun Gong religious group and “other hostiles.” Cisco said the internal document does not reflect the company’s views, according to AP and Reuters reports.
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Cisco File Raises Censorship Concerns
Cisco Systems, seeking to penetrate the Chinese market, prepared an internal marketing presentation in which it appeared to be willing to assist the Chinese Ministry of Public Security in its goal of “combating Falun Gong evil cult and other hostile elements,” according to a translation of a document obtained by congressional investigators.
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/19/AR2008051902661.html

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