A worker lays an undersea fibre optic cable near the Spanish Basque village of Sopelana. Photo: AFP A worker lays an undersea fibre optic cable near the Spanish Basque village of Sopelana. Photo: AFP
A worker lays an undersea fibre optic cable near the Spanish Basque village of Sopelana. Photo: AFP

US wants undersea data cable to skip Hong Kong

  • Landing station in city would ‘expose US communications traffic to collection by Beijing’, Justice Department officials say
  • Pacific Light Cable Network proposed by Google and Facebook is awaiting approval by US Federal Communications Commission

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
A worker lays an undersea fibre optic cable near the Spanish Basque village of Sopelana. Photo: AFP A worker lays an undersea fibre optic cable near the Spanish Basque village of Sopelana. Photo: AFP
A worker lays an undersea fibre optic cable near the Spanish Basque village of Sopelana. Photo: AFP
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