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Super Micro China super spy chip super scandal: US Homeland Security, UK spies back Amazon, Apple denials

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Re: "It is bonkers to think it would have screwed up a story this huge"

I see two scenarios, either somebody duped the reporters at Bloomberg, although that seems unlikely, given that they should still have a legal department that double checks the stories and facts, being a "real" news organisation.

Or it was an insider secret that the chips existed, the security services knew about it and were using it to provide misinformation to the Chinese and now it is blown up and their golden goose is about to be served up with stuffing and all the trimmings.

But even so, the likes of Apple and AWS would still be open to huge fines, if they are found to be lying.

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