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Germany's Security Watchdog Finds No Evidence of Censorship In Xiaomi Phones

Saturday January 15, 2022. 02:25 AM , from Slashdot
Germany's federal cybersecurity watchdog, the BSI, did not find any evidence of censorship functions in mobile phones manufactured by China's Xiaomi, a spokesperson said on Thursday. Reuters reports: Lithuania's state cybersecurity body had said in September that Xiaomi phones had a built-in ability to detect and censor terms such as 'Free Tibet,' 'Long live Taiwan independence' or 'democracy movement.' The BSI started an examination following these accusations, which lasted several months. 'As a result, the BSI was unable to identify any anomalies that would require further investigation or other measures,' the BSI spokesperson said.

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