China backs down on Wi-Fi Standards (CNET news)

China agreed today to indefinitely delay implementation of government encryption standards for new wireless equipment, which would have allowed the government to decrypt personal communications over wireless networks. CNET writes: “China is softening efforts to establish its own Wi-Fi security standard and will adopt stringent new piracy prevention policies as part of a broad trade […]

Intel: Won’t Support China’s Wi-Fi Rules (Reuters)

Reuters reported today that: “Intel Corp, the world’s largest chip maker, said on Wednesday it will not develop applications based on Chinese encryption standards for wireless computing, taking a hard line in an ongoing dispute between U.S. technology companies and China.” See full report on the Washington Post’s website.


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