China Responds to Google Sort Of: Firms Must ‘Voluntarily Submit’ to State Censorship

January 14, 2010


3 Responses to “China Responds to Google Sort Of: Firms Must ‘Voluntarily Submit’ to State Censorship”

  1. Old Man Dotes on January 14th, 2010 2:04 pm

    “They must voluntarily submit to the supervision and guidance of government departments.”

    Make up your mind, Mr. Chen. Either it’s voluntary, OR they *must* submit. The two options are mutually exclusive.

    Of course, the world is quite well aware that the Chinese government is even more power-mad than the US government, and wants to control all aspects of the lives of every human being on the planet, so what you really mean is, “businesses will be controlled by Chinese Communist Party hacks, or they will not be allowed to contribute to the Chinese economy.”

    Isolationism won’t work, but go ahead and try – again.

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