This story on China’s efforts to censor the Internet ran in Salon and is archived below.
Dec. 16, 2005
“Freedom”: No documents found
America’s most popular Internet companies are helping China crack down on free speech.
By Stephan Faris
About once a month executives from China’s Internet news sites gather in a small meeting room on the first floor of Beijing’s Information Office, where a government official tells them what not to report. China’s Internet giants all send representatives, as does the China branch of one of America’s best-known icons: Yahoo. The visitors take notes and ask few questions.
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