Dissidents in China still fear internet police despite Yahoo! pledge

Dissidents in China say that they still face danger in using the internet to spread their message, despite a pledge by Yahoo! to protect their right to confidentiality.Yahoo! has settled a lawsuit that accused the US internet company of handing over information to the Communist Government, which led to the jailing and torture of two dissidents.Although the terms of the financial settlement were not disclosed, Yahoo! has agreed to provide financial, humanitarian and legal assistance to the families and set up a human rights fund to pay legal aid to other imprisoned dissidents.

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