"According to Amnesty International’s records, by January 2004, 54 people had been detained or imprisoned for [expressing their opinions online or for downloading information] – a 60 per cent increase on the November 2002 figures. In addition, an unknown number of people remain in detention for disseminating information about the spread of SARS over the Internet."
From: Amnesty International (click to read more)
Now, this week’s pollquestion is quite political but also quite personal, since most of us are regular users of the internet:
«What do you think about the imprisonment of the Chinese websurfers?»