" national security interests"
According to Uncle Sam that covers everything.
Why should it be different for other countries?
The United States' National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) has warned that China's updated Counter-Espionage law – which came into effect on July 1 – is dangerously ambiguous and could pose a risk to global business. US china talkfest US cyber ambassador says China knows how to steal its way to dominance of …
Pick your side wisely. Don't be a useful idiot or a troll.
It is a fact that China has considerably contributed to the World's economic growth. Probably every 2nd item bought on Amazon was made in China, if not more. But the country has enormously benefited from the imports of the western technology. The USA and the West have been truly open in all aspects. The Chinese miracle would not be possible without this openness.
That's beautifully put :).
That said, try to exercise what is laughingly referred to as your "freedom" if you're poor and non-white in the US. Sadly, some morons have set the country back decades.
It's hard to lecture someone else if you have morons in your own land who are still sore they had to give up slavery.
If you want to end up in a maze of Kafkaesque complexity then getting arrested in Japan will be your ticket. They seem to have a legal trick that can keep you in jail indefinitely unless you confess your sins.
Different countries have different customs and legal systems. Most of the time for trivial stuff countries like China will seek to get rid of the misbehaving tourist as quickly and discreetly as possible.
As for being held for fourteen days without trial in the UK I'm pretty sure that Julian Assange has set a new record -- four years and counting. Obviously there's a bit of legal verbiage around this but boiled down he's been held in solitary for over four years on some charge or another.
Quote: "...Network attacks, intrusions, or disruptions targeting critical information infrastructure or entities involved with secrets...."
Stuxnet......I wonder who did that?
.....or the widespread use of the handy NSO software by everyone under the sun.....including the friendly folk in Fort Meade and Cheltenham.
Yup.....those folk in China are a real threat........but maybe less of a threat than the friendly Five Eyes folk!!!!
What I want to know is what is identified as an espionage organization, and how to get on/off that list.
Does that include the following:
* World Health Organization (WHO)
* United Nations (all sub-organizations)
* Amesty International
* International Red Cross
* Any foreign embassy representative/staff not covered by diplomatic immunity