A year later, his name and political ideology, Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, often simply known as "Xi Jinping Thought," was formally written into the Communist Party constitution -- an echo of "Mao Zedong Thought." No other sitting Chinese leader has had their names enshrined in the party constitution this way; "Deng Xiaoping Theory" was added to the party constitution after Deng's death. … [Read more...] about US lawmakers want to stop calling Xi Jinping a President. But will he care?
Lawmakers take aim at chinese tech firms
At the same time, WeChat is strictly censored and surveilled, including abroad, and has become an avenue for the Chinese Communist party to oppress minority groups like Uighur Muslims. Yaqiu Wang, a researcher at Human Rights Watch, says she and other critics of the Chinese government were already moving off of WeChat to private networks and encrypted apps such as Signal before Trump’s order. “There are ways to communicate freely and securely with people in China, for now,” she says. “They are cumbersome, but then you are not subjected to the Chinese government’s censorship and surveillance.” … [Read more...] about Trump’s Executive Orders Hurt More Than TikTok and WeChat
What else did Microsoft say?"Similar to what we observed in 2016, Strontium is launching campaigns to harvest people's log-in credentials or compromise their accounts, presumably to aid in intelligence gathering or disruption operations," said Tom Burt, a Microsoft vice-president in charge of customer security and trust. … [Read more...] about Russia, China and Iran hackers target Trump and Biden, Microsoft says