China defends ban on Micron products after US voices ‘serious concerns’


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The Chinese government has defended its ban on products from US chip-maker Micron Technology in some computer systems after Washington expressed concern. The security review of Micron products was “conducted in accordance with the law”, said foreign ministry spokesperson Mao Ning. The Cyberspace Administration of China said on Sunday that Micron products have unspecified security risks but gave no details. It banned them from computers that handle sensitive information. That came after Washington, Japan and the Netherlands blocked Chinese access to technology to make advanced processor chips on security grounds at a time when the ruling Communist Party is threatening...