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Re: OT: Yahoo- apparently now an extension of the Chinese govt secret police....

  • From: Joseph S D Yao
  • Date: Wed Sep 07 17:39:27 2005

On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 12:07:41AM +0200, Gadi Evron wrote:
> >Personally, I see doing business in China about as logical as, say, giving
> >430 6th graders laptops with Internet access, and expecting them to pay
> >attention in the classroom...  Oh, and cutting the sports programs to
> >afford those laptops.  Man, if someone had given me a laptop in 6th grade,
> >I would have sold it!
> 
> Basic Trade:
> Some countries have an abundance of one thing while they lack another.
> 
> So, what they have too much of is cheap, and too little of, is costly.
> 
> It goes crazy from that point.
> 
> China has a lot of cheap stuff and a lot of cheap labor, and importing 
> from China and/or manufacturing in China is good business.
> 
> To work in China, one of the biggest markets in the world, you follow 
> China's rules. If you don't like the rules you don't have to.
> 
> But what you guys spew out is China-hate. Is that the kind of propaganda 
> you get fed in schools?
> 
> I am happy we've been able to discuss this like adults, here on NANOG. 
> After all, this is about human networking.


I do not hate myself or any other Chinese people.

I do hate the lack of respect for human rights shown by the mainland
Chinese government, and the slave labor prisons otherwise known as
"cheap labor".  And the lack of self-respect that allows others to turn
a blind eye to this for their own profit.


-- 
Joe Yao
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