FCC failed to monitor Chinese telecoms for almost 20 years: Senate report

[ad_1] Enlarge / The flag of China. The Federal Communications Commission and other US agencies have failed to properly oversee Chinese telecom companies that operate in the United States, according to a bipartisan Senate report released today. After a year-long investigation, the staff report by the US Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations “found that the…

Citing BGP hijacks and hack attacks, feds want China Telecom out of the US

[ad_1] Citing the misrouting of US Internet traffic, malicious hacking, and control by the Chinese government, a group of US executive agencies is recommending the FCC revoke the license authorizing China Telecom to provide international telecommunications services to and from the United States. The recommendation comes amid an escalation in tensions between the US and…