forbes reports "Brad Smith, Microsoft's top lawyer, said in an interview that it will depend on the circumstances of the shutdown as to whether the new policy means that an archive of the blog will remain available elsewhere, or that the Web blog's author will be able to continue posting information to users outside the country that ordered the blockage. Some of this, I think, we just have to recognize is evolving technology and changing law," said Smith, speaking by phone from a Microsoft-sponsored government conference in Lisbon, Portugal.
Rebecca : "Suggestion to Microsoft, Yahoo!, Google, Cisco, and everybody else doing internet business in China: Be as transparent and accountable as possible now. Conduct every conversation with Chinese authorities under the assumption that one day it will be on the record."
What I would like to see is that all three Corporate get together and build a reverse firewall policy which will be endorsed by the comunity at large. In this way, transprency will preveil across all governments and the internet community at large.
United we stand, divided we fall. Baby steps first. Kudos to Microsoft