Should Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft Help China Filter Searches?

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6 Responses

  1. BTD_Venkat says:

    This is totally off-the-cuff but any possibility of an alient tort claims act claim ~ Doe v. Unocal? The standard for liability when a company works in conjunction with local government is pretty high (see Apartheid litigation).

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  5. jim says:

    ibm did help the nazis track down the jews.. the nazis used an ibm punch card system with the help of ibm to identify and keep track of the jews.