Monday, June 11, 2007
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.