MSN Spaces censorship policy
Now this is the kind of news that makes me proud of Microsoft. MSN Spaces has published a new Policy Framework for dealing with Government Restrictions on Blog Content.
Here’s the jist of it. I’m especially fond of #2 which I believe is really a huge step forward – allowing Microsoft to obey regional laws while still maintaining the user’s right to publish content in the free world.
Speaking before a conference of government officials and community leaders in Lisbon, Portugal, Microsoft Senior Vice President and General Counsel Brad Smith reaffirmed the company’s commitment to blogging as an important vehicle for sharing of information and ideas, and outlined the policy framework that would guide Microsoft in dealing with government orders related to blog content:
You can read the rest at the source.