Skip to comments.US Big Tech Aiding Blacklisted Chinese Surveillance Firms, Report Says
Posted on 05/23/2020 2:21:09 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
American big tech companies, including Google, Amazon, and Microsoft, are supporting Chinese surveillance firms that have been blacklisted by the United States over human rights violations, according to a new report.
Top10VPN, a site that reviews virtual private networks (VPNs) and researches digital rights and security issues, found in a May 21 report that more than a dozen U.S. tech firms provide essential web services required to power the websites of blacklisted Chinese companies.
Last October, the commerce department put 28 Chinese public security bureaus and companiesincluding some of Chinas top artificial intelligence (AI) startups and video surveillance company Hikvisionon an economic blacklist over their role in aiding the repression and surveillance of Uyghur Muslims in the northwestern region of Xinjiang. The designation bars U.S. firms from doing business with those companies without a license from the department.
An estimated more than 1 million Uyghur and other Muslim minorities are detained in internment camps in Xinjiang as part of the regimes purported fight against extremism. Outside the detention centers, the regimes inhabitants are heavily monitored by a dense network of AI-enhanced surveillance cameras and security checkpoints.
Through providing essential web services to these controversial companies, U.S. firms are playing a part in the proliferation of highly invasive surveillance products that have the potential to undermine human rights around the world, the report said.
It said that Google is providing content delivery network and analytics services to Hikvision and data recovery firm Xiamen Meiya Pico Information Co, both on the U.S. blacklist. Amazon, it added, provides web hosting for Hikvision and surveillance equipment maker Zhejiang Dahua Technology.
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Shades of horrible HANOI JANE!
Close these companies, confiscate their wealth. It’s the only thing to do.
All three need to be broken up
There is ONE more thing to do:
Send ALL their CEOs on a trip to China and don't allow them back to the USA for A FULL YEAR.
Leftists are gonna do what Leftism demands. Tech companies onboard with Communist China censorship. Applying that same censorship to Americans here in the USA. American Universities taking large dollar amounts from Communist China. The same Universities shutting down free speech on campus’ across the USA.
No suprises in this. Globalist technocracy loves the CCP governance model. It’s the same model they want for the new feudalism
“Tech companies onboard with Communist China censorship. Applying that same censorship to Americans here in the USA. American Universities taking large dollar amounts from Communist China. The same Universities shutting down free speech on campus across the USA.”
That appears to be the SOP. American commies allying with their ChiComm comrades. Long live Mao, dudes.
The present prosperity of Google, Amazon, and Microsoft is due to the Internet and the pro-business benefits of capitalism/intellectual property/private property. All of which were made and only exist in America and some other western nations.
For Google, Amazon, and Microsoft to throw in with Red China means these companies are willing to give up these American benefits and they are helping Red China to capture the world and make all of us serfs at the mercy of the evil oligarchs who run the CCP.
Microsoft, Google and rhe rest of the tech industry:
Pro-Communist Chinese and pro-Indian H1B scab.
Raid their offices and question their employees. I’m tired of their BS.
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