Posts Tagged ‘censorship’

Obama Talks Open Internet, and Twitter and Google, In China

Broadband's Impact, Net Neutrality November 16th, 2009

November 16, 2009 – Speaking in a country known for its internet censorship policies and heavy-handed government involvement in communications technologies, President Obama repeatedly took the time to voice his support for an “open internet” in Shanghai on Monday.

“So I’m a big supporter of not restricting internet use, internet access, other information technologies like Twitter. The more open we are, the more we can communicate. And it also helps to draw the world together,” said Obama.

U.S. Technology Could Thwart Chinese Internet Censorship

Net Neutrality June 20th, 2008

June 18 – Technologies exist that allow Chinese internet users to evade government censorship, but their deployment is being thwarted by American companies based in China, panelists said Wednesday at a hearing of the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

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