Yahoo Executive Apologizes for Action in China

A top executive at Yahoo has apologized for failing to inform U.S. lawmakers about the circumstances under which the Internet company gave the Chinese government information on one of its users. Michael Callahan, executive vice president and general counsel at Yahoo, told the House Foreign Affairs Committee in February 2006 that the company passed information about one of its users to the Chinese government in 2004 without knowing why the request was being made.

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