Skype's Chinese partner: We're obeying the law.

By VoipPlanet.com Staff | Jan 7, 2011 | Print this Page
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"On December 10 last year the Ministry for Information and Industry Technology announced a crackdown on what it called "illegal VoIP telephone services". It said it was collecting evidence against the services, but did not specify what services or holding companies it was referring to," writes AfterDawn.com's James Delahunty.

"The announcement sparked fears of a possible Google-like showdown with the Chinese government involving Skype, and also fueled cries of protectionism from some in the market. TOM Group, Skype's partner in the Chinese market, has said that the Internet calling service is fully complying with laws in the country amid fears that a crackdown could adversely affect the service," Delahunty writes.

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