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At Olympics, cybersecurity worries linger in background

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By KELVIN CHAN

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This whole article is why a FIFA World Cup in China would suck big time

Even Eileen Gu has to openly violate China's laws - and she's their star athlete!

Now imagine other athletes or fans or journalists moving from city to city to city in a World Cup for weeks

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“Honestly, I’ve been coming to China for 12 years or whatever, and I’m not that important,” Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris said. “Maybe if I was a diplomat or something, then I’d switch out my phone.”

Smart man, and he is pretty much spot on. What confidential information are olympic athletes handling that they would need to be worried about this?

Diplomats or something obviously shouldn't use devices issued by a foreign government, but that would apply to anywhere in the world, not just China. Got a surprise for you if you think the bastions of "freedom" aren't doing exactly what they accuse China of.

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