Google, Microsoft, & Yahoo Ask For Help With International Censorship
News.com reports that Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have asked the US government for help when it comes to international censorship policies and law. The article has some more insight into the challenges the search companies face with countries like China. Right now, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have to make “moral judgments” about international authorities’ requests for information when they do not have to do the same for US requests. “That’s why we need the government’s help” explained Michael Samway, Yahoo’s deputy general counsel.