The New York Times reports the U.S. Congress is preparing legislation that would ban Chinese subway manufacturer CRRC Corporation from taking contracts in the U.S. following concerns about Chinese spying through technology and artificial intelligence tools. Lawmakers and CRRC critics are speculating that technology within the company's subway cars could be used to track passengers' faces, movement, conversations or phone calls. While Alliance for American Manufacturing President Scott Paul said it would be "irresponsible" to assume China is "a reliable security partner," CRRC spokesman David Smolensky said the company has been unfairly targeted. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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