China’s text messaging filtering

China’s text messaging filtering

This article brings up the many censorship problem’s that the chinese government are going to to help stop the spread of anti-government comments. The author describes how the government has threatened many different cell phone companies that if they do not perform the censorship that they want they will not allow the cell phone companies to keep operations in China. This article brings up the idea and question about is it ethical for a government to be able to filter their citizens for the benefit of the current party in power? Is censorship okay at any time? If so, when is censorship okay?

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