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China Quietly Targets ­.s. Tech Companies in Security Reviews

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Apple store in Beijing

A security guard at an Apple store in Beijing. The Chinese government is subjecting Apple and other foreign tech companies to security reviews, requiring employees or executives to answer questions about products in person.

Credit: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

Chinese authorities are quietly scrutinizing technology products sold in China by Apple and other big foreign companies, focusing on whether they pose potential security threats to the country and its consumers and opening up a new front in an already tense relationship with Washington over digital security.

From The New York Times
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