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An official of Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies says he is concerned that new Australian laws to protect crucial communication networks could exclude companies from bidding for work simply because they are Chinese.
An official of Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies said Friday he is concerned that new Australian laws to protect communication networks from cyber-attacks could exclude companies from tendering for work simply because they're Chinese.
Movie buffs, comic-book collectors, sci-fi fans and nerds and geeks of all stripes have taken over San Diego for Comic-Con, the city's annual pop culture convention.
People of all ages and niche interests are drawn together at San Diego's annual Comic-con, a pop culture convention.
Its chairman John Lord told a parliamentary committee hearing on the proposed law that Australia could lose its competitive edge if it excluded companies from sensitive projects based on their nationality alone.
"It singles out certain foreign technology and service suppliers and then alludes almost a country-of-origin connection," he said.