For providing tech the Chinese Communist Party. The Sydney Morning Herald quotes the lawyer who is leading the case: “Dating back to the early 2000s, Cisco competed for contracts with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to help design, develop and implement the ‘Golden Shield Project’ – a rather Orwellian euphemism for the Chinese Communist Party’s ongoing effort to monitor, track and censor all internet traffic into and out of China.”
“They aren’t just selling routers to a corrupt regime. They are selling the technology, training and software specifically designed to monitor, censor and suppress the Chinese people,” said Mr Ward.
Cisco says the allegations are without merit.
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