Staff prepare a security barrier in front of a display of the Olympic flame for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games. Photo: Reuters
Staff prepare a security barrier in front of a display of the Olympic flame for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games. Photo: Reuters

Beijing 2022: European athletes warned against taking personal smartphones to Winter Olympics, citing cybersecurity fears

  • The Netherlands, Belgium and British authorities have raised concerns with their athletes, with reports that some will be given ‘clean’ phones for use in Beijing
  • Chinese embassies have hit back at the allegations, saying fears about surveillance are ‘groundless’, ‘completely unfounded’ and ‘unnecessary’

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Staff prepare a security barrier in front of a display of the Olympic flame for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games. Photo: Reuters
Staff prepare a security barrier in front of a display of the Olympic flame for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games. Photo: Reuters
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