Mar 052015
 March 5, 2015  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

From the insert-snarky-comment-about-hypocrisy-here dept.:

John Leyden reports:

US prez Barack ‪Obama has criticised China’s new tech rules‬, urging the country to reverse the policy if it wants a business-as-usual situation with the US to continue.

As previously reported, proposed new regulations from the Chinese government would require technology firms to create backdoors and provide source code to the Chinese government before technology sales within China would be authorised.

China is also asking that tech companies adopt Chinese encryption algorithms and disclose elements of their intellectual property.

Read more on The Register.

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