Chinese Communist Party, (CCP) Prepares for War, Collects Genetic Data With Deliberate Intent

After the outbreak of the CCP virus, the personnel of BGI Group tried to distribute its products contacted at least 11 states in the United States to promote testing products to enter government-run laboratories or establish entire laboratories.

U.S. officials are very skeptical and concerned about the BGI Group proposal and its ties to the CCP government. Bill Evanina, the top counterintelligence official, then ordered a bulletin to state governments, hospitals, clinics, and interested groups warning that “outside powers may collect, store, and use biometric information obtained through CCP virus testing,” and that the genetic data would go to an unknown destination. BGI Group has denied any involvement in the conduct in the warning in question.

Full Story: https://gnews.org/911645/

Australian universities announce reviews over links to surveillance tech by Chinese Government

Facial recognition technology in China

Two Australian universities are reviewing funding and research approval procedures due to concerns over links to technology that is being used to carry out mass human rights abuses by the Chinese Government in Xinjiang province.

Key points

  • UTS, Curtin unis launch reviews amid links to surveillance technology used in China
  • One academic conducted research for so-called “racial profiling” technology to detect ethnic minorities
  • Human Rights Watch says China uses AI and surveillance to carry out human rights abuses against ethnic minorities

Last night, Four Corners revealed that the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is conducting an internal review into its $10 million partnership with CETC, a Chinese state-owned military tech company that developed an app that Chinese security forces use to track and detain Muslim Uyghur citizens in Xinjiang.

Full Story: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-16/australian-unis-to-review-links-to-chinese-surveillance-tech/11309598