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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.