Codebreaker

Political prisoners in China are suing Cisco

John Moe Aug 18, 2011

For providing tech the Chinese Communist Party. The Sydney Morning Herald quotes the lawyer who is leading the case: “Dating back to the early 2000s, Cisco competed for contracts with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to help design, develop and implement the ‘Golden Shield Project’ – a rather Orwellian euphemism for the Chinese Communist Party’s ongoing effort to monitor, track and censor all internet traffic into and out of China.”

Also:
“They aren’t just selling routers to a corrupt regime. They are selling the technology, training and software specifically designed to monitor, censor and suppress the Chinese people,” said Mr Ward.
Cisco says the allegations are without merit.

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