Lawmakers blast tech giants over China

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Lawmakers blast tech giants over China

Members of Congress blasted four U.S. tech giants Thursday, accusing the companies of willingly helping China oppress internal dissent in return for access to a booming Internet market.

Representatives from Microsoft, Yahoo, Cisco Systems and Google defended themselves at a House International Relations subcommittee hearing, but a Google official acknowledged that figuring out China’s Internet market “has been a difficult exercise.”

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