Sunday, March 18, 2012

Why Are American's Helping The Chinese To Spy On Their Own Citizens?

Cities in China are installing surveillance systems with hundreds of thousands of cameras like these at a Beijing building site. Keith Bedford for The New York Times

Firm Romney Founded Is Tied to Chinese Surveillance -- New York Times

BEIJING — As the Chinese government forges ahead on a multibillion-dollar effort to blanket the country with surveillance cameras, one American company stands to profit: Bain Capital, the private equity firm founded by Mitt Romney.

In December, a Bain-run fund in which a Romney family blind trust has holdings purchased the video surveillance division of a Chinese company that claims to be the largest supplier to the government’s Safe Cities program, a highly advanced monitoring system that allows the authorities to watch over university campuses, hospitals, mosques and movie theaters from centralized command posts.

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My Comment: It's all about the money. Hmmmm ... it seems that Romney has good company in this "Chinese investment".

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