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Friday, February 10, 2023

Undersea Data Pacific Cable Project Halted

Global cooperation halted. 

Facebook halts project for undersea data cable to Hong Kong over US-China tensions  In HongKong Free Press

The Hong Kong landing station “would expose US communications traffic to collection” by Beijing, the US Department of Justice has said.

Facebook has decided to halt its efforts to build a trans-Pacific undersea cable that would have connected California and Hong Kong, due to tensions between the United States and China.

“Due to ongoing concerns from the US government about direct communication links between the United States and Hong Kong, we have decided to withdraw our FCC application,” a Facebook spokesperson told AFP on Wednesday, referring to the Federal Communications Commission. ... ' 

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