Yahoo forced to apologise to Chinese dissidents over crackdown on journalists

Yahoo forced to apologise to Chinese dissidents over crackdown on journalists
The internet giant Yahoo settled a lawsuit yesterday in relation to allegations that it helped China in a crackdown on two journalists.Yahoo’s decision to settle came a week after the company was criticised in Congress, with one congressman accusing the company of being moral pygmies.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2007/nov/14/news.yahooAlso see:Yahoo settles its China lawsuit
Yahoo has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought against it on behalf of several Chinese dissidents, according to papers filed in a California court.No details have been given of the settlement but Yahoo will be covering legal costs.The case alleged that Yahoo had provided information to the Chinese government that had then been used to prosecute the dissidents.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7093564.stmAlso see:Yahoo, imprisoned Chinese journalists settle lawsuit
Yahoo Inc. today settled a lawsuit brought against it on behalf of imprisoned Chinese journalist Shi Tao, and pro-democracy writer Wang Xiaoning, according to court documents. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. Yahoo could not be reached for comment.
http://computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9046798Yahoo Settles Suit With Jailed Pro-Democracy Chinese Dissidents
Yahoo on Tuesday settled a lawsuit with two Chinese journalists who were jailed after the company provided Chinese authorities with information about their online activities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The two journalists and a family member sued the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company earlier this year after Yahoo HK gave Chinese authorities e-mails containing pro-democracy literature.
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