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So I hear you want to rise to the top ranks of #China’s Communist Party and try to take over the world w/ #fraud?

Well, I question your life choices, but let me teach you how you can do that.

Let’s start with some relevant assumptions and scene-setting to save some time…
… Assumption 1) #BigData is “the new oil” for #ML/#AI applications.

2) #China’s debt-laden #SOE’s and under-capitalized banks have a record of creative financing schemes, esp. when it comes to what used to be British #HongKong. Where better to defraud foreign investors?
… 3) State-managed economies, esp. Communist ones, control information and therefore lack proper “market signals.” They poorly allocate capital on the supply side because endogenous organic demand signals are suppressed. Consequently, Communist economies aren't self-sustaining.
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📶Beijing's tech champions like #Huawei are willing accomplices of its surveillance state. The information age in which we live will only exacerbate the security threat. Democracies should continue to put their foot down on Chinese #telecoms.
thedispatch.com/p/chinas-telec… via @mercatus
The power—and vulnerability—when the aggregated information from individuals are up for grab by bad actors. via @thedispatch
Here are a few gems on open-source intelligence #OSINT and China's edge over the West.

1) Fitbit heat map by @ASPI_org's @Nrg8000: internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutl… via @AIIANational
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When talking about jeopodising 'National Security', are they referring to jeopodising their hidden arrangements with 'other' National Security Agencies?
#Chinese Major-General worked with fired scientist at #Canada’s top #infectious disease lab.
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☝️2 Peas in a pod!! #WeiChen #PLA #China #Qui #NML #Canada #Ebola #NiV
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The Irish gov has released its Electronic Communications Security Measures (ECSMs), effectively a reaction to risks in #5G technologies and networks. Here's a summary of what it does say ....
Ireland’s Risk Assessment concluded that nation-state actors pose the greatest risk to networks. It looks like technologies that are not granted exceptions must be ripped and replaced by 2027. Is this a ban on high-risk vendors, if the bar is very high??
There are serious risks affecting #5G networks, in particular risks arising from poorly written or malicious code, supply chain risks, particularly those arising from high risk suppliers and the risk of third country or State interference.
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[1/15] #China’s military technology is rapidly advancing, and American companies are fueling the fire.

Last month, @Intel and @Sequoia were linked to a company contracted to provide China’s military with #AI.

That's just the tip of the iceberg.

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theepochtimes.com/intel-sequoia-…
[2/15] It’s no secret that China uses U.S. tech to create their weapons.

More than 90% of Chinese #semiconductors rely on U.S. and allied technologies and it is believed that U.S. tech contributed to China’s test of a nuclear-capable #hypersonic weapon.

theepochtimes.com/chinese-regime…
[3/15] To that end, the National Counterintelligence & Security Center (@NCSCgov) warned that China was engaged in “comprehensive” efforts to buy, copy, and steal critical and emerging tech from the United States, including semiconductors and #AIML tools.

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Might have to discuss the subject of "hostage diplomacy" now, given the surprisingly wide range of understandings of this topic on #Chinese social media and Twitter after #MengWanzhou's release.
First of all, it's worth noting that while many in the West see the “two Michaels” as victims of "hostage diplomacy," for the vast majority of Chinese people, Meng Wanzhou is the one who has been being unfairly held hostage by the US, and there are several reasons for that:
1.For most #Chinese, the US’ long-arm jurisdiction & sanctions against Iran have never been fair, legal, or acceptable. In other words, when many westerners deeply trust the US judicial system, it's seen by many Chinese as a political rule that has to be followed but...
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#Huawei CFO #WanzhouMeng has admitted to Misleading Global Financial Institution

Meng made multiple material misrepresentations to a senior executive of a financial institution regarding Huawei’s business operations in #Iran
… in an effort to preserve Huawei’s banking relationship with the financial institution
Huawei owned #Skycom Tech. Co. a Hong Kong company that primarily operated in Iran. As of February 2007, Skycom was wholly owned by a subsidiary of #Huawei
Between 2010 and 2014, Huawei controlled Skycom’s business operations in Iran, and Skycom was owned by an entity controlled by Huawei. All significant Skycom business decisions were made by Huawei.
#China #WanzhouMeng #Huawei
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1/24 🧵#CDNpoli

Expect this news will make most of you uncomfortable. Plz let me begin with a declaration that the #ClimateCrisis is real & requires immediate action

But you've also heard me address conflict of interest in #CDNmedia & this #thread has serious legal implications
2/24 🧵#CDNpoli #CDNmedia

It's outrageously serendipitous that #Huawei's Meng Wanzhou signed a plea deal today, the #2Michaels are coming home from China, & that Grimes is reporting marital troubles with Elon Musk

Could've never imagined those topics would intertwine like this
3/24 🧵#CDNpoli

When it comes to conflicts of interest in #CDNmedia my criticisms are not partisan

For #J_school legal reasons it has always been imperative for journos to decline reporting on people or matters that involve them & to ethically disclose when that isn't avoidable
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Canadian Robert Shellenberg has lost an appeal & faces execution in #China for trying to smuggle drugs to #Australia. The Canadian Ambassador said it was "no coincidence" his verdict was announced while the extradition hearing of #China's Meng Wanzhou is on in #Canada.
Shellenberg first received a 15-year prison sentence after being charge with drug smuggling. However - following the detention of #Huawei's Meng Wanzhou in #Canada on a #US extradition request - the Canadian was "re-tried" and then instead given the death penalty.
The Shellenberg case - along with the cases involving Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig - have been described as hostage diplomacy on the part of #Beijing. China's foreign affairs spokespeople have themselves linked the Spavor & Kovrig cases to #Huawei's Meng Wanzhou.
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In 2019, the @FCC took decisive action to secure the communications supply chain, barring companies from using FCC subsidies to buy equipment from entities deemed national security threats. Pleased 5th Cir. today rejected #Huawei's appeal of our decision. ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/1…
Today's decision by the 5th Cir. closes part of the circle that began in 2018, when I promised @SenTomCotton and others that "I intend[ed] to take proactive steps to help ensure the integrity of the communications supply chain in the United States." transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases…
There's more to do. We successfully pushed Congress to establish a program for removing already-installed equipment from companies like Huawei and ZTE—an ongoing process. But now the court's made clear: "Assessing security risks to telecom networks falls in the FCC’s wheelhouse."
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Challenges faced by the world in 2020-21 due to China’s Belt Road Initiative(#BRI)

#BRI is criticized for China’s debt trap policy

#BRI has led social unrest & clashes between Chinese workers and the local community in countries

#COVID19 further intensified problems

1/20
BRI also led to the initial spread COVID

#Italy was the 1st nation to be badly affected by COVID19

It signed BRI deal with #China in 2019

COVID19 Spread to Italy in due to the travel and presence of Chinese workers in #Lombardy
2/20
#COVIDSpread
Iran was also part of the OBOR-an agreement signed in 2019

Iran also badly suffered due to the COVID19 in the early months of 2020
@TheSiasatDaily
3/30
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There are 175 corps/institutions now overseeing your children's #education going forward. They will be shaping/molding your child's #ideologies &
#worldviews - all while harvesting their data.

Global Education Coalition Members (announced Mar 18 2020):

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"Civil society & non-profit organizations" (those serving capital & elite institutions) include:

#OBAMA FOUNDATION
-Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
#ONE (Bono)
-Global Business Coalition for #Education
#CODE
#OXFAM
#TEDEd
#SIEMENS
#Sesame Workshop

See image. #4IR Image
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1/ Bombshell reporting by Dutch newspaper @volkskrant on @Huawei in the Netherlands.

In 2010, KPN commissioned a risk assessment on Huawei. The findings were so damning that KPN never made them public for fear that the company wouldn't survive.
2/ The report states that Huawei:

➡️ Had unfettered access to KPN's network
➡️ Could eavesdrop on all conversations (including those of the PM)
➡️ Knew which numbers were monitored by police and intelligence services
➡️ Accessed the network core from China

There's more...
3/ Huawei also had full access to the personal info of KPN subsidiary Telfort's subscribers. Another investigation found that Huawei installed several ways to obtain this info and did so regularly.

Huawei refused to close down these exfil pathways after being confronted by KPN.
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Anpassungen im #ITSIG20, die kommen sollen! ☝️

3 wesentliche Themenblöcke und einige weitere Dinge:

* Unabhängigkeit @BSI_Bund
* Schwachstellen und BSI
* Lex Huawei

Schauen wir mal in die bekannt gewordenen Details
#KRITIS #UNBÖFI /1
Unabhängigkeit @BSI_Bund
* Anpassung § 1 BSI-Gesetz, dass BSI „nach den Anforderungen der jeweils fachlich zuständigen Ministerien auf der Grundlage wissenschaftlich-technischer Erkenntnisse“ arbeitet
* Festlegung auf Grundlage der Wissenschaft -> weniger politischer Einfluss /2
Schwachstellen und @BSI_Bund
* BSI wird verpflichtet, Informationen über #Schwachstellen anzunehmen (war vorher kann Option)
* BSI kann die Öffentlichkeit warnen, ohne vorher zuständige Aufsichtsbehörden zu konsultieren /3
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20 Indian braves made Supreme sacrifice of their lives at #Galwan to push back an expansionist China at #LAC.
#China remains hostile to India.
#Maharashtra power outage blamed on Chinese hackers.
China yet to pull back from #Depsang.
Yet Rs 300 cr Telecom contract to #Huawei? ImageImage
Is this the 'whole of India' approach being adopted to deal with expansionist forces?
Why continue to give access to China in critical areas like Telecom?
Even if central Govt is to be believed China didn't succeed in #Maharashtra power outage, attempts were made? Even in Delhi
Soldiers make the supreme sacrifice for a strong nation.
Can business & industry not sacrifice profits for a strong nation?
Is this the whole of nation approach to deal with China?
Is this #Atmanirbhar #Bharat?
Profits more important than national interest?
#IndiaFirst always
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#US chip makers try to reverse Trump’s moves to block sales to #Huawei

Companies are seeking more time to make their cases before an interagency panel and hoping for a policy shift
scmp.com/news/china/dip…
2) Hours after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged that the government has “ceded” Indian territory to the Chinese & raised questions over the agreement, the Ministry of Defence issued a strongly-worded statement.
3) The ministry made clarifications in the statement: “the assertion that Indian territory is up to Finger 4 is categorically false. The territory of India is as depicted by the map of India including over 43,000 sq km currently under illegal occupation of China since 1962.”
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#情報操作 - 降低心防

對於一些危機或警示訊號進行令人安心的評論或表達不需在意的想法,以便暗渡陳倉,攻其不備

關於 #Clubhouse 出現了【因為目前沒有政治審查的跡象,所以它是乾淨的】的評論。

延續這幾天 #小紅書 的討論,我的記憶恢復了一點,想到兩個例子:
1. 以前中國製的路由器,
(1/11)
數年後被大規模的發現有方便監控使用的後門(It's not a bug, it's a feature.)
2. #DJI #大疆 無人機也曾被發現後門(Big~9China)及其他一些可疑情況,目前被美國政府做出某種禁止。

如果這些產品一推出時,有人說有漏洞、侵犯隱私等問題,也是會有一堆人說它【現在看起來沒有問題很乾淨啊】
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直接衝撞一個人關於無罪推定的理性思考,將會無功而返。要解開對中國產品的無罪推定,需要一些論證。好在,中國產品的黑歷史還沒被抹除,中國政府對台灣的敵意持續在發作。謹記前美國國務卿蓬佩奧基於美國被中國欺騙的經驗教訓,提醒人們對待中國應該採取「不信任、去認證」的態度。
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Great report by @satariano on a fake network that @Graphika_NYC (and others) found in December.

Twitter accounts with GAN faces, boosting Huawei, boosted by Huawei execs, and attacking Belgium's 5G policies.

Not enough evidence to prove who ran them.

nytimes.com/2021/01/29/tec…
We found this network when it was boosted by Spamouflage, a pro-China operation.

Independently, @mvanhulten of @TI_EU and @ArbiterOfTweets of @Knack found it with different methods.

It's not a friendly environment for fake campaigns, folks.

graphika.com/reports/fake-c…
This was the first account we found.

"Alexandre, PhD", apparently a CEO.

But no surname, no indication of what he's a CEO of, and a GAN-generated profile pic.
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@realmemobiles was the fastest-growing (+65% YoY) smartphone brand globally in 2020 and the one to watch out for.

India & Europe bright spots for Realme.

The rise of @realme and @oneplus indirectly help OPPO with global R&D scale & corporate growth!

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The world's second-largest smartphone market India crossed 150 million shipments in 2020.

✓ Xiaomi recaptured the top spot in Q420 (+13% YoY)
✓ Samsung slipped to 2nd spot but grew +30% YoY
✓ vivo was the top offline player in 2020 & 3rd largest brand

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A great growth story for @Apple in India which is going to be one of the key market this decade

@Apple captured sixth spot in Q420 +171% YoY & +93% YoY in 2020

For the first time, Apple crossed 1.5 million units in a single qrtr.

counterpointresearch.com/resilient-indi…
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🚨🚨Clinton Foundation --> Solar winds connection

🧵Thread 👇👇👇

Clinton money runs very deep. They’ve been involved with elections since 2014.... How was the foundation allowed to fund "projects" dealing with elections even while Killary was running as president?
~1~The Clinton foundation is the source of many well funded activities that allows them to control everything. Barrick Gold Corp is relevant to #Solarwinds & the Delian Project to Dominion. I'll cover Barrick once I get to Newmont through UBS. We will focus on the Delian Project.
~2~“In 2014, Dominion Voting committed to providing emerging and post-conflict democracies with access to voting technology through its philanthropic support to the DELIAN Project, as many emerging democracies suffer from post-electoral violence due to the delay in the...
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THREAD.

Former Australian Prime Minister @MrKRudd interviewing China's Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi for @AsiaSociety.

Rudd is making opening remarks in Mandarin.

youtube.com/c/asiasociety/…
Rudd (returning to English): It gives me no pleasure that the current state of the US-China relationship is 'probably the worst that we've seen in the nearly half a century.'
Rudd: The key challenge for the future is what we will do for the extraordinary decade of the 2020s which lies ahead

1. Sees China work within the framework of rules-based order that we've been developing together.
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#Germany #China #5G #Huawei

In contrast to countries like Great Britain, Germany does not exclude the Chinese with 5G across the board. But now the cabinet has agreed on stricter rules for foreign network equipment suppliers.
The federal government has been arguing for two years, now there is a draft law, the cabinet is supposed to get it underway on Wednesday. In contrast to countries like Great Britain and Sweden, Germany does not exclude Chinese companies across the board.
But Berlin, too, subjects the use of companies to strict rules. This is a problem for the German network operators: they have made themselves heavily dependent on #Huawei over the past few years. In the radio network of Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefónica,
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Why #Tesla needs to double/quadruple down in #China now by increasing EV production, FSD dev; starting RoboTaxi & insurance!

#elonmusk, 4X in China will greatly accelerate transition to sustainable energy and cement Tesla’s leadership.
1/10 Quick thoughts & winner/loser prediction after watching #NIO day. Impressive event, nice sedan, wish NIO to be successful, but some concerns:
1. FSD HW from #Nvidia. HW spec does not equal good AI results. #Tesla chip is custom & optimized for Tesla only, super efficient...
1/15
Additional thoughts/info on #NIO after #NIODay, & which #EV#Battery companies I think are best bets 2021.

Again I am rooting for NIO's long term success, while I try my best to focus analysis 100% on facts & share my rationale for your own consideration & benefits.
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