LinkedIn backtracks on censorship of Chinese activist

John Leonard
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Another question mark over the influence of repressive regimes on tech firms

LinkedIn has backtracked on an apparent decision to censor the profile page of a US-based Chinese activist in China. Fengsuo Zhou was a leader of the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989 which were...

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