This afternoon Freedom House invited U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), sponsor of the Global Online Freedom Act, and Jules Maaten, Member of the European Parliament and sponsor of the European Global Online Freedom Act, to discuss pending bills that would prevent U.S. and European companies like Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft from sharing technology with repressive governments.
The event was particularly relevent in light of a recent high profile lawsuit against Yahoo! for disclosing information that ultimately led to the arrest and torture of a Chinese dissident.
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