Next time someone tells you how "awesome" it was watching the Olympics in China, ask them if they have a Yahoo email address--then send them here:
Information supplied by Yahoo! helped journalist Shi Tao get 10 years in prison
Yahoo helped Chinese to prosecute journalist
Yahoo Says It Gave China Internet Data
Online Firms Facing Questions About Censoring Internet Searches in China
Testimony of Michael Callahan, senior vice president and general counsel, Yahoo! Inc., before the subcommittees on Africa, global human rights and international operations, and Asia and the Pacific [pdf 116 kb]
Yahoo!, Microsoft ink web pact with Chinese government
Democratic leader to Yahoo CEO: China policy is 'spineless'
Yahoo Settles Chinese Dissident Lawsuit
China limits Olympics journalistsí web access
"[W]inter Olympian Joey Cheek had his visa revoked by China because of his prominent role with Team Darfur."
Behind the scenes: Internet police out in force for the Olympics
"China's propaganda ministry moved in today, deleting many online discussion entries and blocking access to video links showing Lin's lip-syncing. ... Enormous secrecy surrounded the lead-up to the ceremony. Korean television reporters were chastised for leaking footage of a practice run, while those working on the production were told they faced seven years' imprisonment for disclosing details."
China blocks iTunes over all-star Tibet album free download
"Although Yang had publicly expressed his desire to remain at the helm, Yahoo's board faced intensifying pressure to cast him aside as the company's shares plunged to their lowest levels since early 2003. The stock fell 19 cents Monday to close at $10.63 - a fraction of Microsoft's last bid of $33 per share in early May."
"China remained the only big power still to retain an authoritarian system that so infringes human rights, it said."
"It is not the role of the government to decide what people can see and do on the Internet. Those are personal decisions that should be made by individuals and their families."
Hillary Clinton says human rights aren't as important as business. Yahoo!
Leading Tiananmen Square dissident arrested
China babies 'sold for adoption'
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