The British Government has divulged a new law on Tuesday (24, 2020) against Chinese investments. Stipulating Telcoms companies will hinder inconvenience if they violate a ban on using Chinese technology firm Huawei’s equipment.
According to the current scenario, faced due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus disease. Leading to be a Public Health Emergency of International concern and affecting many Chinese Trade Relations throughout the world.
Tech Firms obliges to play safer
The third-largest Digital Technology Sector in the world is the UK. Which must be chary the ethical, legal, and marketing perils of expanding to China and allowing Chinese investment.
Therefore, the UK Government website divulged a new law on Telecoms companies. Fining up to 10% of turnover or 100,000 pounds ($133,140) a day if they defy a ban on using equipment made by Chinese technology.
Launched with the slogan “China. See the Potential. Know the Challenge”, the government website is designed as a guide for digital and tech firms, encouraging good practice and raising awareness of potential issues.
A Covenant required which doesn’t debauch human rights
“The UK has determined to support our businesses to engage with China. Through a way that reflects the UK’s values and takes account of national security concerns,” The minister of digital and culture, Caroline Dinenage, said in a statement.
As a fact, case study escorts covering how to administer proper diligence and links to specialist consultancies, the site holds some abrupt warnings.
A section on ethical risks, highlighting concerns about facial recognition software censorship and mass surveillance, among other concerns cited. “There is a risk factor from your company’s technology which could lead to violating human rights,”
On the contrary, another section warns: “Taking legal steps to protect your IP (Intellectual Property) in China is important, but you should also consider your cybersecurity”.This year, ministers blocked Chinese firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from parts of the UK’s telecoms network over concerns about spying. Huawei has said the concerns are groundless.