Excellent: The great firewall of China as a trade issue

This idea has been bouncing around for a couple of years. It is so nice to see it raised at such a high level.

And in China.

China’s Web “firewall” should be WTO issue: EU’s Kroes

Of course, the Great Firewall of China is a detriment to free and open trade. If a person can’t get the information he or she needs to make an honest and fair decision because of censorship, that is a trade issue.

If a state-owned company is given advantages over a foreign company because of censorship and tech-transfer rules, that is a trade issue.

Go for it Kroes!

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Filed under Censorship, China, Freedom of Information, International News Coverage, Press Freedom

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