UK mulls fresh controls on ‘sensitive tech’ after China cyber attack claim

April 19, 2024

By Thomas Macaulay

Britain is exploring new curbs on China’s access to “sensitive technologies” following allegations of cyber espionage. Oliver Dowden, the UK’s deputy prime minister, launched a review of the restrictions on Thursday. He warned that “hostile states” could use British funds and tech for “military and intelligence” projects that threaten national security. “Our open economy is being targeted by state-based actors and their proxies,” Dowden said in a speech at the Chatham House think tank in London. “Across our inbound and outbound investment flows, our imports and exports, and our academic collaborations, the whole spectrum of our economic security interests is…

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