Not from sales in the US but from sensitive security related networks such as in US embassies.
I agree with the article.
Isn't The Inquirer a notorious tabloid?
I think the Enquirer is the tabloid, and the Inquirer is something else.
The link is to a well known British Computer and technology news site. Not the same as the gossip rag.
My mistake. :)
Protectionism is not really a new concept... :deal:
And by officially spreading the fairy tale of "Chinese trojans" private American households won't by them as well. Psychological warfare, nothing more.
Does not surprise me, Im sure americans got something very similar to this on their very home made IBMs.
Thats like refusing to buy British beef because we may have put nano-machines in it to read your brains and acess top security information...
Well, I can kinda see how theyd be worried, but I think the Chinese wouldn't do something like that.
DavetheFoThats like refusing to buy British beef because we may have put nano-machines in it to read your brains and acess top security information...
The key word: MAY. They MAY have, but they probably didn't. I think it's just a bit of paranoia.
The point made in the article and what I agree with was that if China wanted to implant trojans or spyware in a US goverment PC it could have done so at any time before now.
And so what if they did? Im sure a competent US goverment PC technology engineer can remove the offending software.