The ongoing mass detentions in Xinjiang are accompanied by an intense security and surveillance program across the region. In 2017, for example, some Urumqi residents were reportedly forced to install a surveillance app called Jingwang on their phones. Subsequent research found that the app...
by Josh Rudolph | Feb 12, 2020
The U.S. Department of Justice announced this week that four members of the People’s Liberation Army have been charged for the 2017 hacking of consumer credit reporting agency Equifax, making the 2017 attack the latest...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 4, 2020
The British government last week unveiled a new policy on Huawei’s role in the U.K.’s nascent 5G cellular network amid suspicion of Chinese authorities’ influence over the firm. Huawei has been labeled a...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 14, 2019
Last Saturday, The Wall Street Journal’s Josh Chin examined the emergence of distinct...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 12, 2018
Late last week, Bloomberg’s Jordan Robertson and Michael Riley published stunning claims...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 17, 2018
Last Sunday, the Australian Financial Review reported that Australia’s Defense Department...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 7, 2018
On Monday, Weibo user MeiguoWangshi1999 posted a detailed account of alleged data theft and...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 6, 2018
As new Chinese surveillance technology spreads across the country and beyond, Sixth Tone’s...
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