From the Wall Street Journal
By Gerard Baker
Quote of the Day
‘Not only can’t you speak freely inside of China, but you can’t even speak freely outside of China—and that’s really bad.’
—Xiao Qiang, a Chinese internet expert at the University of California at Berkeley, on the story of a former Marriott employee who lost his job after using an official company account to “like” a Twitter posting from a Tibetan separatist group. The group had applauded the hospitality company for listing Tibet as a country, rather than a part of China, in an online survey, which Marriott said was a mistake.
Xiao Qiang is the founder and editor-in-chief of the China Digital TImes and an adjunct professor at the School of Information