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Report: China Pressuring Jack Ma to Surrender Alibaba’s Huge Trove of Consumer Data

Voice of America News (VOA) reported Monday that a theory about the curious disappearance of Chinese billionaire Jack Ma is growing in credibility among foreign observers: the true goal of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is pressuring Ma into handing over the vast trove of consumer credit data accumulated by his Alibaba e-commerce company and its titanic financial services offshoot, the Ant Group.

SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 23: Jack Ma, CEO of Alibaba listens as Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a U.S.-China business roundtable, comprised of U.S. and Chinese CEOs on September 23, 2015, in Seattle, Washington. The Paulson Institute, in partnership with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, …

Microsoft Designs Creepy Employee Surveillance Tools, then Backtracks

Microsoft recently launched a new “Productivity Score” feature as part of Microsoft 365 which tracks workers’ productivity. Now, the company has agreed to remove user names from the feature following backlash from privacy experts. One researcher called the feature a “full-fledged workplace surveillance tool.”

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has helped fuel a rebound by the technology giant which has climbed back to the ranks of the world's most valuable companies

Exclusive – Adm. Brett Giroir Details Public Health Infrastructure to Reopen America: ‘Surveillance, Testing, Contact Tracing’

Adm. Brett Giroir, the assistant secretary of health (ASH), told Breitbart News exclusively on Tuesday that the federal government is developing a broad-based effort consisting of wide-scale testing, surveillance, and contact tracing to be able to control the spread of coronavirus once the president makes the decision to reopen America.

Adm. Brett Giroir, M.D., Assistant Secretary for Health, speaks during a briefing about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Report: China Intercepting WeChat Messages from Both Domestic and Foreign Users

A report published by National Public Radio (NPR) on Thursday cited a considerable amount of evidence to demonstrate that Communist China is intercepting both domestic and foreign communications using the WeChat application, which is owned by China’s giant Tencent corporation. This would mean American users of WeChat are subject to surveillance by Chinese security services.

This illustration picture taken on July 24, 2019 in Paris shows the logo of the Chinese instant messaging application WeChat on the screen of a tablet. (Photo by Martin BUREAU / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)