US: A Big Step Toward Online Freedom | Human Rights Watch

https://i0.wp.com/static.chinaventurenews.com/chinaventurenews.com/imgname--global_online_freedom_act_would_make_some_types_of_cooperation_with_china_criminal---50226711--19083276.jpgGoogle’s stunning announcement last week that it is prepared to leave China because of government censorship and surveillance is the most recent reminder of the threat to human rights online. While the company deserves praise for sounding the alarm, its threat to withdraw from the Chinese market underscores the need for governments and companies to implement effective human rights protections online or risk ceding the Internet to states that want to censor and spy on users.

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