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China Emphasizes Laws As Google Defies Censorship

January 14th, 2010 01:40 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Lomegor writes “Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said on Thursday that all companies are welcome to operate in China but that they must do so under local laws. Although not explicitly, this is in some way a response to Google threat to leave the country. China also stated that they strict cyber laws and that the it forbids any kind of “hacking attack”; when asked if those laws apply to the government as well it was quickly avoided. “It is still hard to say whether Google will quit China or not. Nobody knows,” the official in the State Council Information Office was quoted as saying.” I sure would love to be a fly on the wall of these discussions. We certainly live in interesting times.

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