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  • U.S. lawmakers probe China telecoms for ties, contracts (security threats)

    06/13/2012 7:31:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Reuters ^ | Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:03pm EDT | Jim Wolf
    U.S. lawmakers are pressing two top Chinese technology companies to disclose their inner workings in a probe into security threats to U.S. telecommunications. Closely held Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and ZTE Corp. were asked Tuesday by letter to document, among other things, their interactions with the Chinese Communist Party and advice given to them by five consultancies, including International Business Machines Corp, Accenture and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). ZTE also was asked about its business in Iran. The investigation by the U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee reflects fears that booby-trapped technology could be supplied knowingly or unknowingly by the companies, which...