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Google, Facebook dump plans for Hong Kong undersea cable

Christian Fernsby |
Google and Facebook dropped plans for an undersea cable between the U.S. and Hong Kong after the Trump administration said Beijing might use the link to collect information on Americans.

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Topics: GOOGLE    FACEBOOK    HONG KONG   

But the companies quickly submitted a revised proposal that includes links to Taiwan and the Philippines, as envisioned in the application that was withdrawn on Thursday.


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