Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

A Member of the Law Professor Blogs Network

Monday, June 11, 2007

Chinese Reporter Sues Yahoo in U. S. Court Over Sentencing

Shi Tao, the Chinese journalist jailed for 10 years in 2005 for "leaking state secrets", has joined a lawsuit against Yahoo for turning over material to the Chinese government that led to his arrest and conviction. Yahoo says it was compelled by Chinese law to turn over the material, consisting of an email. The suit was filed in U. S. District Court in the Northern District of California. Read more here. Here's more from Boing Boing with a link to the complaint.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/2007/06/chinese_reporte.html

| Permalink

TrackBack URL for this entry:

http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef00df35222aae8833

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Chinese Reporter Sues Yahoo in U. S. Court Over Sentencing: