National Security

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UK Parliament Discussions Raise China Forced Labor, Security Issues

Last week, the UK Parliament had separate discussions of two big issues related to China trade, forced labor and security, in which members of Parliament raised concerns and called for action.

Congress Presses Biden Administration on Use of DJI Drones

At a recent U.S. Senate hearing, two Republican Senators pressed Biden administration officials on their Departments' use of Chinese-made drones.

U.S. Senators Request CFIUS Review of Chinese Company's Purchase of North Dakota Land

Citing national security concerns, three U.S. Senators are requesting that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review Chinese food manufacturer Fufeng Group’s purchase of roughly 370 acres of land near the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota.

House GOP Leaders Continue Push on TikTok Data Issues

U.S. House Republican Committee leaders today sent two letters related to TikTok, one calling on the Biden administration "to step up to hold [TikTok] accountable," and the other "to demand answers from TikTok leadership."

TikTok Responds to Australian Senator on Data Issues

In response to a letter from an Australian Senator, TikTok has asserted that Australians' data is secure, but the Senator continues to have doubts.

Rules on Security Review of Chinese Data Outflows Take Effect September 1

On July 7, China's Cybersecurity watchdog issued the finalized version of a long awaited regulation that could have a huge impact on cross border data transfers. The new regulation will be effective on September 1.

U.S. Senators Call for FTC Investigation of TikTok

The efforts of various U.S. government actors to go after TikTok for its use of data have expanded again, with two U.S. Senators now pushing for a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigation.
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