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The US Bureau of Industry and Security has accused China's Far East Cable Co. of violating export controls by selling telecommunications equipment to Iran on behalf of supplier ZTE. ZTE, a telecommunications hardware company partially owned by the Chinese government, has gotten into trouble for hawking US-made routers, …

  1. VoiceOfTruth

    It's about time that China took the gloves off

    If the USA sells anything to Taiwain, instant sanctions + fines of billions. The time has come.

  2. Gene Cash Silver badge

    Russia next

    Now if they can only stop the flow of US chips used in Russian weapons. There was a huge TI DSP chip in the remnants of a Russian missile strike, and a lot of the captured tanks/communication/launchers/etc have a good percentage of American high tech electronics.

  3. Lordrobot


    The US certainly wastes a lot of time and effort on silly garbage like this.

  4. lglethal Silver badge

    The Propaganda merchants are already up early in the comments section this morning...

    1. MiguelC Silver badge

      Only two of them though, El Reg must still be low on the CCP's propaganda bureau priorities

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Devex dot com shows only one contract for Far East Cable:

    Northern Power Transmission Expansion (Sector) Project in Viet Nam: Conductors and Earthwires

    Asian Development Bank (ADB)

    In other words, impervious to US sanctions. Unlikely that ZTE and CCP didn't know about it.

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