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Senior executives in US IT companies have been advised by the US Government to follow extremely strict policies for visits to China which extend far beyond standard software protection.
The policies encourage them to leave their standard IT equipment at home and to buy separate gear only for use in China.
Bregman said the US was also concerned about its companies employing Chinese coders, particularly in security. He said the "software supply concern" was due to fears that Chinese developers would insert malicious code into software sold to American companies or the US government.
"If you're a big company doing development in China the US government asks, ‘Why should we trust you? We won't buy from you.'"
Originally posted by SIEGE
Your signature says it all. Yes, we doubt the sincerity of our friends, the
Chinese. Probably because we've learned the hard way. And probably
because, given the chance, . . . we'd do something similar.
Never take people for granted . . especially your "friends".
Originally posted by CanadianDream420
Canada and the U.S are the only countries who have 256bit encryption...
Jul. 31 - The United States will soon allow more high-tech exports to China as part of the issues agreed upon during the recently concluded China-U.S. Strategic and Economic Dialogue this week.
“The U.S. pledged to facilitate exports of high-technology products from the U.S. to China,” Vice-Premier Wang Qishan told China Daily adding that the dialogue was a “full success.”