Reply to post: Re: I tend to mistrust these attributions

Huawei exec out of jail, just as US accuses China of Marriott hack

Warm Braw Silver badge

Re: I tend to mistrust these attributions

how can you tell the difference?

Well, China has a major state programme in place to control and monitor its citizens' internet access, so there is a reasonable argument that exfiltration of data on such a scale and over such a long period could not have happened without at least tacit facilitation.

Other countries have major state programme in places merely to monitor citizens' internet access, so there is a reasonable argument that exfiltration of data on such a scale and over such a long period could not have happened without their choosing to look the other way.

There's a difference - but whether it's more than semantic, I'm really not sure...

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