The UK and the Netherlands ask their athletes not to bring their phones or laptops to Beijing 2022

Dutch you great Britain have asked their athletes to attend 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics don’t take them WL you laptop a China because of “suspected espionage”.

Beside Dutch, middle De Volkskrant shows that athletes are classified into Beijing 2022 “They will be equipped with unused devices, to protect your personal data from surveillance.” They consider that “cybersecurity is part of the risk assessment carried out for travel to” China”.

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On the side of Great Britain, the recommendations are similar.

according to Telegraph, the British Olympic Association (BOA) will provide athletes with devices to keep them connected. Nothing new or personal.

Devices will be destroyed when they return from the event. This is a strategy to prevent monitoring of their activities.

“The importance of cybersecurity has grown over the years. But China has shut down its internet, which makes this case specific,” an official said. Reuters.

As explained GlassIn the past, the British Olympic Committee has offered smartphones and computers to those who need them, but more as an aid than an alternative.

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