ZTE hits back at US spying claims
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Thursday, 15 February 2018 11:02

ZTE hits back at US spying claims


We ain't no Chinese spies

ZTE has counter attacked against concerns from US lawmakers that it is a vehicle for Chinese espionage, saying it was a trusted partner of its US  customers.

Big tech lobby groups soften anti-China bill
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Friday, 09 February 2018 11:28

Big tech lobby groups soften anti-China bill


It would hurt US business

An attempt by US politicians to harm Chinese trade has backfired after it emerged it would do more harm to IT companies who are dependent on China.

Huawei looks to UK after US snub
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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 10:51

Huawei looks to UK after US snub


The US number one spying chum has no problem

While the US claims that Huawei is a spy for the Chinese government, it seems that the UK, which does a lot of US spy work, has no problem working with the company.

US agrees to another six years of warrentless snooping
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NSA trumps civil liberties

The US Senate passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance programme for six years with minimal changes, overcoming objections from civil rights advocates that it undermined the privacy of Americans.

US jails VW executive over emissions
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Friday, 08 December 2017 13:51

US jails VW executive over emissions


Scapegoat found

A US District judge in Detroit has sentenced Oliver Schmidt, a former Volkswagen executive, to seven years in prison for his role in the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal of 2015.

US does not need court order for backdoors
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Wednesday, 06 December 2017 12:00

US does not need court order for backdoors


Our spies can do what they like

The increasingly autocratic oligarchic junta running the United States has decided it does not need any court order to insist that software companies give its spooks backdoor access to their products.

US is the world leader in the internet of vehicles
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IoV is a thing now

Forget the internet of things, the latest buzzword is the internet of vehicles and according to bean counters at Digitimes Research it is something that the US is the world leader.

US States must not create net neutrality laws
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017 12:27

US States must not create net neutrality laws


FCC warns against filling the vacuum

Now that the Federal Communications Commission has ditched net neutrality rules, it has warned US states not to fill the vacuum and create laws of their own.

US government makes it harder to sue companies over poor IT security
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So much for cleaning out the swamp

Rather than sorting out the corrupt relationship between the US government and big corporations, it appears that the Senate wants to make it hard for consumers to sue financial companies who could not be bothered installing good IT security.

US will start spying on home grown terrorists
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Thursday, 26 October 2017 11:39

US will start spying on home grown terrorists


Finally realised that those are the main threat

US spooks are finally turning their considerable tech spying power on to the white men with guns who do most of the terrorism in the country.