Tag: communist party of china

Florida’s Senators Champion the Protect America’s Innovation and Economic Security from CCP Act

Last week, Florida’s U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--championed the “Protect America’s Innovation and Economic Security from CCP Act.” Scott introduced the bill with Rubio joining four other Republican senators as co-sponsors. “This legislation will...

Ron DeSantis, Chris Sprowls Push Bill to Cut Down on Foreign Influence, Corporate Espionage...

The proposed legislation would place strategic safeguards against foreign influence by strengthening institutional vetting and applying strategic protections for Florida’s education system, governmental entities and more. The legislation would also bolster Florida’s law enforcement agencies to investigate and apply penalties for corporate espionage that benefits a foreign government.

Rick Scott: FTC Should Investigate Zoom’s Ties to China

Scott's letter to the Federal Trade Commission follows the U.S. Department of Justice’s recent announcement that a former Zoom executive had been charged for coordinating with the Communist Party of China to target U.S.-based dissidents and disrupt video meetings commemorating the June 4, 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre.

Rick Scott Urges Senate Committee to Back Bill Urging IOC to Move 2022 Olympic...

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. sent a letter to members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee urging them to immediately consider and pass his resolution condemning human rights violations in Communist China and urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to move the 2022 Games out of China, where more than one million Uyghurs are being held in concentration camps while the people of Hong Kong are being arrested and denied the basic rights they were promised.

Jimmy Patronis Issues Transparency Directive for Vendors Working With DFS

Among a number of provisions, the directive requires DFS leverage the country-of-origin vendor survey that was issued in May, prior to entering into a new contract or approving vendor contract amendments.
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Rick Scott Continues to Sound the Alarm on China

For weeks, Scott has been asking the Trump administration to keep travel restrictions in place on China, even after the pandemic. Scott pointed to human rights abuses as a major concern. 

Rick Scott Warns CalPERS CEO About Investing in Chinese-Backed Companies

“These dangerous investments pose a threat to the retirement savings of many Californians,” Scott’s office insisted. 

Jimmy Patronis Bans TikTok on Department of Financial Services Devices

“TikTok’s own privacy policy states that the video-sharing application records keystroke patterns entered on devices that have downloaded the app. Additionally, China’s 2017 National Intelligence Law requires all companies based in China grant on-demand records access to Chinese intelligence agencies,” the CFO’s office noted.