Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Yes, for 20-yrs the Chinese Communist Party Has Been in our Communications Ecosystem

The news isn't that they have 60-days to get out, the news is they've been allowed to operate here for two decades.

Washington has revoked the US licence of one of China's biggest telecoms companies citing "national security" concerns.

China Telecom must stop providing services in America within 60 days.

Officials said the Chinese government's control of the company gave it the opportunity "to access, store, disrupt, and/or misroute US communications".

This in turn could allow it "to engage in espionage and other harmful activities against the US", they said.

China Telecom, which has provided telecoms services in the US for nearly 20 years, called the decision "disappointing".

"We plan to pursue all available options while continuing to serve our customers," a statement said.

...and of course, their Americas HQ is in DC. Better to ... well ... you know. 

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