Western officials yesterday accused China of deliberately sponsoring widespread cybercrime, including an expansive hack into Microsoft Exchange Server that exposed at least 30,000 US organizations.
The combination of these forces creates the potential to track and de-anonymize information from the moment it is created on a computer. Signals could be attached to information to ensure it is censored and suppressed wherever it travels online. Even if someone else is sharing the information, it could be suppressed simply because of its point of origin. And, of course, the signals could be used to identify the creators of dissident content.
Original article from The Stream, January 5, 2021 The Post, the New York Times, CNN, NBCUniversal and many other large media corporations forged business relationships with Chinese companies. Those companies are affiliated with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Meanwhile, major outlets participate in a cultural-exchange program funded by that party. As a result, those outlets mold opinion to fit their […]
By George B.N. Ayittey, Ph.D From The African Post Photo credit: EPA-EFE The ulterior motivations of China and its real intentions in Africa seem to be: to muscle out Western companies and gain access to Africa’s resources (Washington Times, April 28, 2006). In Ghana, China National Offshore Oil Corp. tried to challenge Exxon Mobil Corp.’s $4 […]
By Fan Yu From The Epoch Times November 23, 2020 Photo credit: Andrea Verdelli/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s latest executive order bars U.S. investors from holding ownership stakes in a list of 31 Chinese companies designated to have ties with various Chinese Communist Party (CCP) military apparatuses. This order, while somewhat limited in scope, ensnares […]
From Hong Kong Free Press February 27, 2019 Photo credit: Burst/Pexels But there is an even more disturbing dimension to the social credit phenomenon: The ways in which it may incentivise citizens to act as enforcers for the authoritarian party-state and help to repress their own compatriots. While the nationwide system is not yet in […]
By Bill Gertz From The Washington Times December 9, 2019 Media credit: AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein China is developing a new high-tech system of mass surveillance and coercion aimed suppressing political dissent among its 1.4 billion people, while forcing American and Western businesses to conform to the government’s communist policies if they want to operate there. […]