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U.S. Adds 2 More Chinese Telecom Firms to National Security Threat List

September 21, 2022

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has added Pacific Network Corp, along with its subsidiary ComNet (USA) LLC, and China Unicom (Americas) Operations Limited, to the list of communications equipment and services that have been deemed a threat to national security.

The agency said the companies are subject to the Chinese government’s exploitation, influence, and control, and could be forced to comply with requests for intercepting and misrouting communications, without the ability to challenge such requests.

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