Posts Tagged ‘China’
I have to say, if this is true, it’s pretty impressive in a Big Brother sort of way. Basically, China is monitoring your phone calls. If you say a naughty word like “protest”, your call will be dropped. From the New York Times:
A Beijing entrepreneur, discussing restaurant choices with his fiancée over their cellphones last week, quoted Queen Gertrude’s response to Hamlet: “The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” The second time he said the word “protest,” her phone cut off.
Read the full story @ NYTimes…China Tightens Censorship of Electronic Communications
With Google exiting China over it’s censorship issues, Godaddy no longer selling .cn domains names over censorship, Dell possibly thinking about “safer environments” for manufacturing, and Congress lighting a fire under Microsoft, could this be the start of a grand exodus out of China?