Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday October 18, 2015

IBM Gave Chinese Government Access To Its Product Code

This seems a little worrisome because other U.S. tech companies may feel compelled to follow IBM’s lead.

Officials from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology reportedly reviewed IBM’s source code in a secure space where they couldn’t remove the data; the decision was reportedly made to calm Chinese fears that IBM software would present a security risk.