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Asia Times Online: Internet giants to tackle China's censorship

February 13, 2007

Excerpted from Asia Times Online:

As China once again moves to tighten regulation of the Internet, a new force is forming in the West to address challenges to free expression and privacy faced by technology and communications companies doing business internationally.


The members of the group are: Amnesty International, Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, Boston Common Asset Management, Business for Social Responsibility (facilitator), Calvert Group, Center for Democracy and Technology (facilitator), Committee to Protect Journalists, Domini Social Investments LLC, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Enterprise Privacy Group, F&C Asset Management, Google Inc, Human Rights First, Human Rights in China, Human Rights Watch, International Business Leaders Forum, International Council on Human Rights Policy, Microsoft, Reporters Without Borders, Trillium Asset Management, the United Nations Special Representative to the Secretary General on Business and Human Rights (observer status), the University of California-Berkeley School of Law-Boalt Hall, Vodafone, and Yahoo Inc.

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