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A Pacific battlefield in tech wars

Paul McBeth
Fri, 30 Jul 2021

Telco operators have always had to deal with some regulatory risk. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Paul McBeth
Fri, 30 Jul 2021
The tightening bind of having to choose between East and West for telco operators and tech companies is showing no signs of abating.Last week’s plurilateral scolding of China for supporting malicious cyber attacks was quite the thing. Well planted stories emerged in the major US press that President Joe Biden was going to take a crack at China just before a late night email from our own minister, Andrew Little, was sent out adding his voice to the global censure.Our spooks at the Government Communications Security Bureau have seen the rat...

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