China Punishes Microsoft’s LinkedIn Over Lax Censorship – The New York Times (protecting feelings of political leaders via bowing to their desire for censorship is not good business)

China’s internet regulator rebuked LinkedIn executives this month for failing to control political content, according to three people briefed on the matter. Though it isn’t clear precisely what material got the company into trouble, the regulator said it had found objectionable posts circulating in the period around an annual meeting of China’s lawmakers, said these people, who asked for anonymity because the issue isn’t public.