Censorship In China Case Study

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Introduction Free speech is something that the American people have grown accustom to and often take for granted. Many other countries such as China do not know such rights. Censorship in the People's Republic of China (PRC) is implemented or mandated by the PRC's ruling party, the Communist Party of China (CPC). The Chinese government censors any and all content including media, entertainment, publications, and internet for mainly political reasons including the internet. In January 2010, Google announced that they would no longer censor searches due to the fact that the Chinese government was hacking Google and other US tech companies. Google was no longer willing to comply with their conditions and threatened to no longer do business in …show more content…

Starting to question if Google was endorsing censorship by conforming to the Chinese authorities’ rules, even though this decision went against their stated corporate philosophy
• MacLean has only one day before attending a meeting where he would be questioned on the development and implementation of Google’s China strategy and asked for his suggestions for future courses of action

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