U.S. lawmakers: Big science firms befriend Chinese Communist Party to fulfill its global ambitions

U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Texas) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Florida on Feb. 26, 2021.

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (D-CA) said on the second day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the largest annual conservative conference, that big tech companies are “helping” the Chinese Communist Party achieve its goal of becoming a global superpower. goal of becoming a global superpower.

Speaking about free speech in the United States and abroad this Friday afternoon (Feb. 26), Black brought up the relationship between big tech companies and the Chinese Communist Party.

“The Chinese Communist Party is trying to do away with the United States of America,” Blackburn added, “and the Chinese Communist Party and Big Tech, they have a very cordial relationship. They have been allowing the CCP to disseminate all information.”

“Obey and listen or they will cancel you, that sounds a lot like Communist China, doesn’t it?” She said, “That’s why we keep blocking huawei, the spy network of big tech companies that are trying to build a virtual you online.”

While Chinese citizens are blocked from accessing Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms, Chinese Communist Party officials and state media are allowed to use Twitter, Facebook. it wasn’t until August 2020 that Twitter began labeling these accounts, as belonging to the state media.

Twitter announced last June that they had removed more than 170,000 accounts associated with Beijing-backed influence operations that deceptively spread information favorable to the CCP regime, including some inaccurate information about CCP viruses (Wuhan pneumonia, COVID-19).

According to Reuters, Twitter suspended a core network of 23,750 highly active accounts, as well as an “amplifier” network of about 150,000 accounts that were used to share and distribute content from the core accounts.

“Big tech is aiding and abetting the Chinese Communist Party’s bid for global dominance,” Blackburn said, “and we will have to stand up against it.”

At one point in his speech, Blackburn spoke out against the CCP’s human rights violations and other acts of aggression.

“China (the Chinese Communist Party) is violating the human rights of freedom fighters in Hong Kong, in Tibet, in Taiwan.” She said.

“They’re holding Uighurs in camps, detention centers for enslavement,” Blackburn added, “and look what they’re doing to the economy, to American innovators, they’re plagiarizing, copying, replacing.”

Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Jan. 19 that the Trump administration has found the Chinese Communist Party committed “genocide” and “Crimes Against Humanity” against Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang region.

The move comes on the eve of President Joe Biden‘s inauguration and marks one of the Trump Administration‘s toughest measures to condemn the Chinese Communist Party’s gross human rights violations.

“They are trying to use the Confucius Institute to steal the minds of our children and college students,” Blackburn said. Blackburn said.

According to a report by the Strategic Policy Institute, the Confucius Institutes have been “controversial for more than a decade because of their impact on academic freedom and universities” under the supervision of the Communist Party’s United Front Department, which is heavily involved.

According to the report, the CCP’s United Front Department coordinates with thousands of groups to conduct foreign political influence operations, silence dissidents, gather intelligence, and facilitate the transfer of technology from other countries to China.

The Communist Party claims that the purpose of these agencies is purely to enhance Chinese language learning and Culture.