ATCA & Tech Company Rights Abuses

The Economist has an article on the use of the ATCA to hold US companies accountable for their export of technology to China.  The article reviews the current lawsuits filed against Cisco, the past Yahoo settlement, and the proposed GOFA legislation to keep companies in check.  The article largely signs off on the Global Network Initiative as the tech companies’ fig leaf of ‘human rights consideration’ without any real teeth, and without the key member of Facebook in its consortium.