Internet repression: Reporters Without Borders’ plea falls on deaf ears

first_img Reporters Without Borders wrote at the beginning of December appealing to 14 companies in the Internet sector to put pressure on the Chinese government to lift censorship of the Internet and to release jailed cyberdissidents. To date, not one of the chief executive officers of the companies contacted have deigned to reply. China’s Cyber ​​Censorship Figures ChinaAsia – Pacific Receive email alerts Help by sharing this information News Follow the news on China News News News Democracies need “reciprocity mechanism” to combat propaganda by authoritarian regimes Organisation center_img June 2, 2021 Find out more January 5, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Internet repression: Reporters Without Borders’ plea falls on deaf ears to go further China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison To date, not one of the chief executive officers of the companies contacted have deigned to reply. The international press freedom organisation therefore calls on the media to challenge the CEOs listed below to explain their failure to respondReporters Without Borders chose 14 European, North American, Japanese and South Korean firms with business links to China in the Internet sector. Some of them even directly involved with Chinese government repression, by selling them surveillance equipment. Others simply closed their eyes to what was going on because of their business interests. All of them should feel responsible, it said, for the plight of China’s embattled Internet-users.The organisation also publishes a monthly Internet Repression report that lists violations of freedom of expression on the Net in China.List of CEOs contacted: – John Chambers, Cisco – Steven A. Ballmer, Microsoft (copy to William H. Gates, founder) – Craig R. Barrett, Intel – Charles Dehelly, Thomson – Frank A. Dunn, Nortel – Carleton S. Fiorina, Hewlett-Packard – Guerrino De Luca, Logitech (copy to Daniel Borel, founder) – Lawrence J.Ellison, Oracle – Hajime Sasaki, NEC (board chairman) – Kun-Hee Lee, Samsung – Scott G. McNelly, Sun Microsystems – Samuel J. Palmisano, IBM – Terry Semel, Yahoo ! (copy to Jerry Yang, founder) – Serge Tchuruk, Alcatel ChinaAsia – Pacific April 27, 2021 Find out more RSF_en Reporters Without Borders wrote at the beginning of December appealing to 14 companies in the Internet sector to put pressure on the Chinese government to lift censorship of the Internet and to release jailed cyberdissidents. March 12, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Bag-snatch arrest

first_imgBilly Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash TAGSbag snatchfeaturedgardai. RoxborolimerickrobberySt Nessans WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Previous articleThe bright side of Breastfeeding AlfrescoNext articleCrash witness appeal Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Twitter WhatsApp Gardaí have arrested a man in his 20s following a robbery from a woman on St Nessans Road, Raheen, on Wednesday.Around 3pm Gardaí received a report that a man had stolen a handbag from a woman who was walking on St Nessans Road. Gardaí carried out a search of the area and a man was located hiding in a nearby bush.He was arrested and brought to Roxboro Road Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Linkedin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live NewsBreaking newsBag-snatch arrestBy Bernie English – September 13, 2018 3124 Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Advertisement Print Email Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League openerlast_img read more