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TikTok may be 'data collection service disguised as social media', Liberal senator says

Jim Molan’s warning to Australian users comes after Nationals MP said app ‘used and abused’ by China’s Communist partyPopular video messaging app TikTok may be “a data collection service disguised as social media” that requires greater scrutiny by Australian users, the deputy chair of the Foreign Interference through Social Media inquiry has said.Liberal senator Jim Molan made the comments to Guardian Australia after Nationals MP George Christensen accused TikTok of being “used and abused” by th...
Tags: China, Social Media, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Digital Media, Australian politics, Chinese communist party, Liberal, Guardian Australia, George Christensen, Jim Molan, Tiktok, Australian foreign policy


White House Adviser Blames China For ‘Every Bad Thing,’ Dodges Qs On USA’s Unique Failures

In an unhinged interview Friday, the White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said the Chinese government is responsible for “every bad thing we’re experiencing right now” — but he couldn’t explain why COVID-19 cases are swelling in America while other wealthy nations around the world have begun to smother the disease. The Chinese government, Navarro told MSNBC’s Ali Velshi, “sent hundreds of thousands of Chinese nationals over here to seed and spread the virus.” And the novel coronavirus itse...
Tags: Usa, News, White House, China, Iraq, America, United States, Chinese communist party, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Trump, Peter Navarro, Navarro, Matt Shuham, Ali Velshi, Velshi


WHO Quietly Changes COVID Timeline following Republican Questioning

The World Health Organization quietly changed its timeline of the coronavirus pandemic’s first days on Tuesday, clarifying that the Chinese Communist Party never informed the organization of the pandemic on December 31, despite previous claims to the contrary.In the new timeline, which the WHO says has been updated “in light of evolving events and new information,” the organization reveals that its Chinese Office “picked up” an online statement — which has since been deleted — made by the Wuhan ...
Tags: Texas, News, Washington Post, China, Bbc, Who, World Health Organization, Chinese communist party, Wuhan, Ccp, National Review, House Foreign Affairs Committee, Michael McCaul, McCaul, Jim Banks R Ind, Wuhan Municipal Health Commission


China's Influence Via WeChat Is 'Flying Under the Radar' of Most Western Democracies

China's WeChat, like most social networks, is a haven for disinformation and "fake news". Less well-known, at least in the West, is its role in mobilising Chinese diaspora communities to support particular political policies or people, according to a report. schwit1 shares the report: These activities are coordinated through a system known as the United Front, a network of party and state agencies that are responsible for influencing purportedly independent groups outside the Chinese Communist P...
Tags: Australia, China, Tech, West, Xi Jinping, Wang Yang, WeChat, Chinese communist party, Ma, United Front, United Front Work Department, Maree Ma, Vision Times


FCC Bans Funding to Huawei, ZTE over China Ties

The Federal Communications Commission has banned Huawei and the ZTE Coroporation from receiving federal funds because of the companies' ties to the Chinese government.The ban prevents both companies from drawing on the FCC's Universal Service Fund, an $8.3 billion fund paid for by Americans via phone bill fees."The [FCC] has designated Huawei and ZTE as national security risks to America's communications networks-and to our 5G future," FCC chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement. "We c...
Tags: Google, News, Fcc, China, Germany, America, United States, Federal Communications Commission, Chinese communist party, Huawei, Eric Schmidt, Ccp, Ajit Pai, Mike Pompeo, Ben Sasse R Neb, Huawei ZTE


FCC formally declares Huawei, ZTE ‘national security threats’

The Federal Communication Commission has declared Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE “national security threats,” a move that will formally ban U.S. telecom companies from using federal funds to buy and install Huawei and ZTE equipment. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said that the “weight of evidence” supported the decision. Federal agencies and lawmakers have long claimed that because the tech giants are subject to Chinese law, they could be obligated to “cooperate with the country’s intelligence ...
Tags: Security, Fcc, Congress, Senate, Tech, Federal Communications Commission, Telecoms, National Security, Chinese communist party, Huawei, ZTE, Pai, USF, Ajit Pai, Federal Communication Commission, Huawei ZTE


FCC declares Huawei, ZTE ‘national security threats’

The Federal Communication Commission has declared Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE “national security threats,” a move that will formally ban U.S. telecom companies from using federal funds to buy and install Huawei and ZTE equipment. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said that the “weight of evidence” supported the decision. Federal agencies and lawmakers have long claimed that because the tech giants are subject to Chinese law, they could be obligated to “cooperate with the country’s intelligence ...
Tags: Security, Fcc, Congress, Tech, Federal Communications Commission, Telecoms, National Security, Chinese communist party, Huawei, ZTE, Pai, Ajit Pai, Federal Communication Commission, Huawei ZTE, Geoffrey Starks


Twitter Accounts Deleted. Social Media Scrubbed. Spooked Hong Kong Braces for New Security Law

HONG KONG—On Tuesday morning, Beijing’s top legislative body unanimously passed a secretive national security law that specifically applies to Hong Kong, a special autonomous region that until now has enjoyed freedoms that do not exist in most of China.The new law will go into effect as soon as Wednesday, and targets persons in Hong Kong involved in what the Chinese government calls “secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with foreign forces”—charges often slapped on Chinese nationals w...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, News, Instagram, China, NG, Taiwan, Fbi, Beijing, United Kingdom, Chinese communist party, Huawei, Joshua Wong, Trump, Ccp, Xinhua


U.S. suspends export of sensitive tech to Hong Kong as China passes new national security law

The United States government began measures today to end its special status with Hong Kong, one month after Secretary of State Michael Pompeo told Congress that Hong Kong should no longer be considered autonomous from China. The new actions include suspending export license exceptions for sensitive U.S. technology and ending the export of defense equipment to Hong Kong. Both the Commerce and State Departments also said further restrictions are being evaluated. The U.S. government’s announcements...
Tags: TC, Asia, Hong Kong, Congress, China, Tech, Policy, Beijing, United States, Commerce, United Kingdom, Chinese communist party, State Department, Ross, Reuters, Ccp


US bars defense exports to Hong Kong, says new rules coming

The Trump administration said Monday it will bar defense exports to Hong Kong and will soon require licenses for the sale of items to Hong Kong that have both civilian and military uses. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the step as China moved ahead with imposing a new national security law for Hong Kong that many fear Beijng and the Chinese Communist Party will use to clamp down on dissent in the former British territory. The administration has warned for weeks that it would take acti...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, US, Chinese communist party, Trump, State, Mike Pompeo, BEIJNG


Chinese Government Using Forced Abortion and Sterilization to Suppress Muslim Population: Report

The Chinese government is spending millions of dollars each year implementing population control measures against the Uighurs, the country’s largest Muslim ethnic group, including mandatory IUDs, sterilization, and forced abortions, according to a story published Monday by the Associated Press.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Chinese communist party, Donald Trump, Population Control, Chinese Government, John Bolton, Iud, Associated Press Read, President Trump, Uighurs, Uyghurs


'Political lynching,' says NSW Labor's Shaoquett Moselmane, saying he is not Asio suspect

MP defends China trips and meetings with Communist party members as about aid for disabled childrenNSW Labor MP Shaoquett Moselmane has said he is not a suspect of an Asio investigation that led to federal police raiding his Sydney home and parliamentary office last week, complaining of “political lynching” as his views and influence on China policy are examined.Making his first public comments since his suspension from the NSW ALP after his Rockdale home was searched on Friday, Moselmane defend...
Tags: China, Australia news, Australian politics, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, New South Wales politics, Chinese communist party, Labor party, NSW Labor, ASIO, Rockdale, Shaoquett Moselmane


Pompeo imposes Chinese visa restriction in response to Hong Kong

Pompeo on Friday said he was imposing visa restrictions on certain current and former Chinese Communist Party members.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Chinese communist party, Pompeo


Defense Department accuses Huawei, along with 19 other top Chinese companies, of having links to the Chinese military

The Defense Department on Wednesday published a list of Chinese companies that operate in the US and have been linked to the Chinese military. The list was required as part of the 1999 National Defense Authorization Act but was not previously assembled, according to Axios. The act states that the president has the authority to impose sanctions against any of the companies listed, which include telecommunications giant Huawei, and Hikvision, which was blacklisted by the US in October 2019. Vis...
Tags: Florida, London, China, US, Trends, Iran, United States, Marco Rubio, Chinese communist party, Huawei, Defense Department, Financial Times, Rubio, State, People s Liberation Army, Pompeo


U.S. designates four major Chinese media outlets as foreign missions

The United States will start treating four major Chinese media outlets as foreign embassies, it said on Monday, a move that will restrict their operations on American soil. David Stilwell, the senior U.S. diplomat for East Asia, told reporters the designation would affect China Central Television, the China News Service, the People's Daily and the Global Times, and reflected their real status as "propaganda outlets" under the control of the Chinese Communist Party. The move comes as U.S.-China...
Tags: News, United States, Chinese communist party, Donald Trump, East Asia, Global Times, U S China, David Stilwell, China Central Television the China News Service


Amid Outrage, Trump Aide Insists Testing Slowdown Line Was 'Tongue In Cheek'

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro spun President Donald Trump’s stunning admission that he wanted his administration to slow down coronavirus testing, saying on Sunday morning that the president’s comments were clearly “tongue in cheek” and a light moment.During Saturday night’s sparsely attended campaign rally in Tulsa, the president complained that his administration was looking bad because robust testing had picked up too many COVID-19 cases, calling it a “double-edged sword.”“When you ...
Tags: News, White House, China, America, Cnn, Chinese communist party, Donald Trump, Trump, Peter Navarro, Jake Tapper, Tulsa, John Bolton, Tapper, Navarro


Amid Outrage, Trump Aide Insists Testing Slowdown Line Was ‘Tongue in Cheek’

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro spun President Donald Trump’s stunning admission that he wanted his administration to slow down coronavirus testing, saying on Sunday morning that the president’s comments were clearly “tongue in cheek” and a light moment.During Saturday night’s sparsely attended campaign rally in Tulsa, the president complained that his administration was looking bad because robust testing had picked up too many COVID-19 cases, calling it a “double-edged sword.”“When you ...
Tags: News, White House, China, America, Cnn, Chinese communist party, Donald Trump, Trump, Peter Navarro, Jake Tapper, Tulsa, John Bolton, Tapper, Navarro


Ex-Google CEO Schmidt Says Huawei Acts as ‘Signal Intelligence’ for CCP

Former Google CEO and chairman of the Pentagon's Defense Innovation Board Eric Schmidt said that “there's no question” Chinese telecom giant Huawei has business practices “not acceptable in national security.”Speaking to BBC Radio 4 for a documentary, Schmidt said that a proper understanding of Huawei should make one see the company as a means of "signals intelligence" that functions as a spy agency.“There’s no question that Huawei has engaged in some practices that are not acceptable in...
Tags: Google, News, China, West, Chinese communist party, Pentagon, Department Of Justice, Huawei, Eric Schmidt, Trump, Ccp, BBC Radio, SCHMIDT, U S Department of Commerce, the Commerce Department, Ben Sasse R Neb


Pompeo says way U.S. treats Hong Kong depends on how China does

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the United States would in future treat Hong Kong as a Chinese city rather than an autonomous one to the extent that China treats the territory as a Chinese city. Pompeo told the online Copenhagen Democracy Summit that elections due in Hong Kong in September would "tell us everything that we need to know about the Chinese Communist Party's intentions with respect to freedom in Hong Kong."
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, United States, Chinese communist party, State, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Copenhagen Democracy Summit


Shady TikTok clone Zynn finally removed from the App Store

Zynn, the TikTok clone that shot to the top of the app store charts in late May, was pulled from Apple’s App Store on Monday. The controversial app had already been removed from the Google Play store, following a series of complaints from influencers who claimed Zynn had uploaded content they had published elsewhere without their permission. Others also said they found profiles of themselves on Zynn even though they had never signed up, Wired reported earlier this month. Though Google at the tim...
Tags: Apple, Google, Mobile, Apps, Tech, Ios Apps, Scams, Chinese communist party, App-store, Federal Trade Commission, Facebook Twitter, Hawley, Sensor Tower, Kuaishou, Zynn, Josh Hawley R MO


House GOP Report Finds WHO ‘Complicit’ in Beijing’s COVID Coverup, Calls for Director Tedros’s Ouster

China violated the International Health Regulations (IHR) of the World Health Organization in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee allege in a new report on the origins of the pandemic.The interim 50-page report, a copy of which was obtained by National Review, also raises new questions about the complicit role the WHO played in allowing the Chinese Communist Party to delay crucial information about the novel virus. It recommends that WHO...
Tags: Texas, News, China, Beijing, United States, Who, Chinese communist party, State Department, Department Of Justice, Wuhan, Ccp, National Review, House Gop, House Foreign Affairs Committee, Michael McCaul, McCaul


Zoom Promises to Enforce China's Censorship Better

Zoom will enforce Chinese Communist Party censorship, the company confirmed in an official release yesterday. Earlier this week, after it was alerted by the Chinese government, the company suspended three accounts for hosting Tiananmen Square memorials, including a U.S.-based pro-democracy group that featured mothers…Read more...
Tags: Science, Privacy, China, Chinese communist party, Zoom, Tiananmen Square


Zoom's crackdown on Chinese dissidents shows the price tech companies pay to operate in authoritarian countries (ZM)

Zoom on Thursday admitted that it closed user accounts and meetings meant to commemorate the Tiananmen Square massacre, after being asked by the Chinese government. It announced a new policy, to continue to enforce bans requested by China, but only for users physically inside the country, as opposed to earlier bans which had affected people elsewhere. Tech companies, like Facebook and Google, have long complied with authoritarian governments' requests to take down politically sensitive content...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, London, California, Osama Bin Laden, China, Americas, US, Trends, Turkey, House Of Representatives, WeChat, SEC, Venezuela, Chinese communist party


Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Slams China's 'Coercive Bullying Tactics' Against the U.K.

The Secretary of State said that the Chinese Communist Party's "browbeating" of HSBC "should serve as a cautionary tale"
Tags: News, China, Hsbc, Chinese communist party, State, Mike Pompeo, Coercive Bullying Tactics Against the U K


North Korea Uses George Floyd Protests to Paint U.S. as Racist, Touts China’s Rise

North Korea on Wednesday excoriated the U.S. in the midst of George Floyd demonstrations, comparing the country to a setting sun with China rising."Demonstrators enraged by the extreme racists throng even to the White House," read a statement in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun, translated in the New York Times. "This is the reality in the U.S. today. American liberalism and democracy put the cap of leftist on the demonstrators and threaten to unleash even dogs for suppression."The sta...
Tags: South Korea, News, North Korea, White House, China, New York Times, Fox News, Chinese communist party, Kim Jong, U S Justice Department, Rodong Sinmun, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yo Jong, George Floyd, Fighters for Free North Korea


North Korea says U.S. in no position to criticise China

North Korea on Thursday said the United States is in no position to criticise China over Hong Kong or human rights when Washington threatens to "unleash dogs" to suppress anti-racism protests at home. In an article carried by one of North Korea's main state-run newspapers, an unnamed spokesman for the international affairs department of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) criticised recent comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Speaking to Fox News on Sunday, Pompeo said recent ...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Washington, North Korea, China, United States, Fox News, Chinese communist party, State, Workers Party of Korea WPK, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Trump administration moves to block Chinese airlines from U.S.

By DAVID KOENIG The Trump administration moved Wednesday to block Chinese airlines from flying to the U.S. in an escalation of trade and travel tensions between the two countries. The Transportation Department said it would suspend passenger flights of four Chinese airlines to and from the United States starting June 16. The decision was in response to China’s failure to let United Airlines and Delta Air Lines resume flights to China this month. The airlines suspended those flights earlier this ...
Tags: Washington, China, Sport, Beijing, Soccer, United States, Delta, Chinese communist party, State Department, Donald Trump, Wuhan, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Trump, State


"Obviously, they didn’t expect such a beautiful sight to expand so fast that it could be seen now from their own window."

Wrote the Chinese Communist Party tabloid Global Times, looking at the American protests/riots and riffing on something Nancy Pelosi said last summer about the protests in Hong Kong — that they were “a beautiful sight to behold.”I think the correct name for that literary device is "poetic justice."Here's more from Global Times:“The protests in the U.S. are like a mirror that reflects the shame and disgrace of U.S. politicians as well as the deep-rooted political dysfunction and chaotic values in...
Tags: Hong Kong, Law, China, Protests, Chinese communist party, Nancy Pelosi, Pelosi, Global Times, Ann Althouse


The US needs to stand up for Hong Kong to deter China's crackdowns

The US cannot sacrifice Hong Kong to make a larger point about the Chinese Communist party As the United States responds to the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) brazen crackdown on Hong Kong, it is hard to imagine a US president with less credibility than Donald Trump - who just this week threatened violence against US citizens protesting police brutality and racism - to respond effectively to the CCP’s dangerous infringement on the rights of the people of Hong Kong.The rising tensions over Hong ...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Congress, China, India, US, America, Beijing, United States, Xi Jinping, United Kingdom, United Nations, Chinese communist party, Xinjiang, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump taking a page from China

In February 2001 near the end of my tour as CNN's Beijing Bureau Chief, I was in an elevator heading up to an interview when two Chinese government officials stepped in. "It's that CNN woman," one said to the other in Mandarin, assuming I didn't understand. "She's so reactionary." "Reactionary" is a term used in mainland China to describe critics of the Chinese Communist Party. I had been reporting frequently that winter on Chinese government human rights violations: They frequently occurred, an...
Tags: News, China, Cnn, Beijing, Stories, Chinese communist party, Trump