Money's Nice, but Freedom's Nicer
posted by:Mohamed Layouni // 09:46 AM // November 10, 2005 // Digital Activism and Advocacy
Prominent technology companies such as Google, Yahoo, Cisco, and Microsoft, have been accused in the past of conspiring with repressive governments to trace dissident Internet users in countries where they operate. Reporters Without Borders, the human rights watchdog group, claims that such practices are driven by greed and done in pure pursuit of the almighty dollar. Recently, the watchdog group joined an alliance of researchers and investors to call on technology companies to "proclaim their commitment to freedom of expression", and stop betraying their customers...
For more, see the full Wired News article.