Technology China orders all foreign computers to be removed from state offices in 3 years

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    China has told government offices and state-run institutions to get rid of all foreign computers and software in the next three years.

    The move follows a similar ban in the US, where the Trump administration blocked US companies from business dealings with Chinese technology giant Huawei.

    The initiative, first reported by the Financial Times, will further enforce technological divisions between the world’s two largest economies.

    US officials have previously cited security concerns for justifying limits on business with Huawei, though claims that secret backdoors built into Huawei products to allow China to spy on users have never been proven.

    The latest order from the ruling Communist Party of China came earlier this year, according to sources working for cyber security firms, potentially in retaliation to the Huawei ban.

    Read more here. (Independent UK)

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