US government is not happy with backdoor plans China

Mar

3

2015

The US government is not happy with plans by the Chinese government to explain encryption curtailed. That measure would require US technology companies to hand over encryption keys and to build in backdoors for the Chinese government.US President Barack Obama said told Reuters that he had raised the issue with Chinese President Xi Jingping. According to Obama China will have to change the plans, the country wants to continue doing business with American companies.

China announced plans in January to. As part of a new law against terrorism, companies must deliver encryption keys to the government, so that investigators with data users can. For this purpose the tech companies should also build backdoors into their servers. In addition, data of Chinese are on servers in China, and not beyond.

According to Obama makes the law ensure that all foreign companies must submit to Chinese government control. “You can imagine that technology companies that do not want to,” said Obama. According to the US president’s plans may also be a threat to the Chinese economy.

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