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Biden Admin To Spend Billions Rooting Out Chinese Tech Risks At US Ports

Posted on AllSides February 23rd, 2024
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The Biden administration plans to spend billions on domestic-built cargo cranes to replace Chinese ones that pose a potential national security threat, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

The investment is part of a larger plan to bolster U.S. security on the maritime stage, which includes improving standards for cybersecurity in computer networks and in foreign-built cranes operating in seaports, according to WSJ. The U.S. and intelligence agencies are concerned that China is acting on multiple fronts to commit espionage on American soil and disrupt national cybersecurity.

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