China, Censorship Inc., and the Future of the Unfettered Internet

Rebecca MacKinnon and John Palfrey have their an essay, “Censorship Inc.” in Newsweek on China and the Internet. Dan Gillmor shares his takeaway, here’s mine:

An unfettered Internet is an extraordinary tool for activists, helping them grow new networks at virtually no cost. But it’s also true that China has managed to bend the values of U.S. tech companies in ways that could have a significant effect on the evolution of the Internet, not only in China but throughout the world.


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