Students for a Free Tibet - Google: Stop Participating in China's Propaganda
- Dear Friends
Students for a free Tibet has sent this about google.com as a
Google: Stop participating in China's Propaganda
Tibetans, their supporters, and Google users worldwide are outraged
by Google's recent decision to join hands with the Chinese
government in its propaganda efforts. Google has custom built a web
search platform that blocks access to unbiased information about
Tibet, human rights and other topics sensitive to Beijing. In doing
so, Google isn't just helping the Chinese authorities by
censoring "sensitive topics," it is enabling the Chinese
government's propaganda by returning search results tailored to
Beijing's repressive policies. For example, searching on "Dalai
Lama" will only bring results portraying him as a "splittist."
Under China's totalitarian regime, the internet is a critical tool
for Chinese citizens and Tibetans to improve their political
situation. Google has become an active partner in the Chinese
government's efforts to repress their own citizens along with
Tibetans, Uighurs, Falun Gong practitioners, and anyone else
standing up to Chinese authorities and demanding human rights and
Please speak out against Google's actions by sending the letter
below and forwarding the new Google logo (brought to you by SFT) to
your friends and family.
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To take action: http://actionnetwork.org/campaign/googleaction
http://icerocket.com - "We don't censor anything" -- Blake Rhodes of
http://blinkx.tv - This is a search engine for video content.
http://digg.com - This is a search engine for technology information
http://wikipedia.org - This is a searchable online encyclopedia that
is banned by the Chinese government.