Don’t buy Xiaomi smartphones, Lithuania urged citizens. Company censorship rejects

Xiaomi companies are able to recognize and censor content that Beijing does not like. The Lithuanian Ministry of Defense is convinced of this, which on the 21st of the Lithuanian citizen called on the smartphone not to buy these characters and get rid of the used zazen. Xiaomi taken naen odmt.

Update: added official opinion of Xiaomi

It is recommended not to buy new mobile phones and get rid of these purchases as much as possible, said Lithuanian Defense Minister Margiris Abukevicius, according to Reuters.

According to the local cybernetic series, the new equipment from Xiaomi has a built-in ability to recognize and censor content that is not popular in Beijing. These include the assassinations of free Tibet and the long life of an independent Taiwan. The list contains the current 449 forbidden words and phrases and is continuously updated.

In zazench, is on the market in the European Union, this ability is deactivated, according to the Lithuanian series, it can be run for a long time. In this context, Reuters specifically mentions the Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G model introduced last year (see Nadupan xiaomi have great equipment. The price will have no competition). Xiaomi bag any censorship content categorically refused.

Ziaen Xiaomi does not censor inbound or outbound user communication in the bottom case. Xiaomi has never restricted or blocked and will never restrict or block any personal breeding user of a Xiaomi smartphone, whether searching, free, browsing the web or just communicating web page software, is in the company’s official understanding that Xiaomi fully respects and protects first-time users and adheres to the European Union’s General Regulation on Personal Data Protection (GDPR).

Relations between Lithuania and the country have been strained in recent weeks after Taiwan, which Beijing considers a rebel province, announced a change in the name of its representation in Vilnius. Mn is renamed to Taiwan represented. Elsewhere in Europe, the name refers only to the capital city of Taipei. in response, she called her ambassador to Vilnius for consultations. She called on Lithuania to do so with her ambassador to Beijing.

However, Lithuanian cybernetics also reported that Xiaomi phones send encrypted phone usage data to a server in Singapore. Security analyst Gabi Cirlig pointed this out last year. According to him, Xiaomi smartphones monitor practically all activity within the user environment, which they then send abroad to servers in Russia and Singapore. Xiaomi was upset about this (see Piahli Xiaomi, how he sent data from mobile customers to his servers).

According to Reuters, the same safety flaw was discovered in the Huawei plant in particular, specifically in the P40 5G model. However, Huawei’s representative for the Baltic region denied that the company’s phones sent any user data.