Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Cisco in China


COurt Lets Cisco Systems Off the Hook for Helping China Detain, Torture Religious Minorities
"Chinese citizens who suffered forced detention, torture, and a panoply of brutal human rights abuses at the hands of the Chinese government have been engaged in a high profile court case against Silicon Valley mainstay Cisco Systems for many years. Those Chinese citizens suffered yet another indignity in a California court a couple of weeks ago: a district judge dismissed the case against Cisco, noting that even though Cisco may have designed and developed the Golden Shield system for the purpose of tracking, identifying and facilitating the capture of Chinese religious minorities, Cisco would not be held liable because it didn’t do enough in the U.S. to facilitate human rights abuses."
(Thanks Michael Sholinbeck, Bay Area SLA)

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