For LinkedIn China, Microsoft Deal Is a Complicated Connection – Wall Street Journal
BEIJING—Western technology firms have long struggled to figure out how to operate in China, home to the world’s biggest internet and smartphone markets but ruled over by an authoritarian government. But LinkedIn Corp. is an exception.
To get in, LinkedIn in 2014 made a rare concession for a U.S. social networking firm when it agreed to play by local censorship rules.
China’s Great Firewall fences off its internet to many of…