Microsoft alters blog policy

Posted on Wednesday, Feb 01 2006 @ 16:22 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Forbes reports Microsoft has revised its policy on deleting weblogs, following a public backlash over the shutdown of a Chinese MSN Spaces blog.
The company said it will now block access to sites in a particular country where a problem arises rather than deleting a blog outright.

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Smith said the company was committed to blogging as a vehicle for sharing information and ideas, and outlined the policy framework that would guide Microsoft in dealing with government orders related to blog content.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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