Go Sit In the Hot Seat? No Thanks!

This speaks for itself. The leading US-based Internet companies are showing little interest in attending a Congressional briefing on worries that the firms are bending to the wishes of China's censors. Microsoft and Cisco Systems have refused to attend the event, while Google and Yahoo are non-committal, officials said….

This speaks for itself.

The leading US-based Internet companies are showing little interest in attending a Congressional briefing on worries that the firms are bending to the wishes of China’s censors.

Microsoft and Cisco Systems have refused to attend the event, while Google and Yahoo are non-committal, officials said.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

One thought on “Go Sit In the Hot Seat? No Thanks!”

  1. I hope Google and Yahoo attend, the bad press will go to MSFT and Cisco for not. I would like to see them answer questions. If not, could someone please point me to a decent search engine to use that is not caving in to repressive regimes.

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