Er, the FCC *are* Feds
The F stands for Federal
America's comms watchdog will hand over confidential documents on China Telecom to US government officials probing the state-owned communications giant and its operations in the Land of the Free. Since at least as far back as 2002, China Telecom's American subsidiary has been authorized by Uncle Sam to provide international …
"...the FCC has warned the Chinese giant, in a written notice [PDF] this week, that it will give that supposedly private information to Uncle Sam's prosecutors."
Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't that the sort of thing US.gov is accusing the various chinese telecom/manufacturers of potentially doing? A confidential piece of information given to one agency (or company) being demanded by the government. Chinese or US, I see the same over-bearing pattern.
The (Disunited, covid-ridden) States of America reveals it's exceptionalism
Trumpistan would never demand secret access to communications .... (cough) Cisco .. it's not a bug, it's a feature
Good luck in November
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