North Dakota Should Stop China Tech Purchases Like Grand Forks Stopped China Corn Mill

City council members in Grand Forks, North Dakota, last month voted unanimously to halt a Chinese company’s proposed corn mill after the US Air Force said its proximity to a military base would pose a national security risk. If North Dakotans knew of the more than 1 million the state spent on banned Chinese technology from Lexmark and Lenovo, they’d expect state legislators to act just as quickly to halt further purchases.China Tech Threat’s (CTT) recent research shows that between 2018 and 2023, North Dakota spent $1,372,439 on risky technology being used in the state’s universities and the Department of Workforce Safety and Insurance, as outlined in CTT’s fact sheet. Proprietary research and intellectual property as well as residents’… Read More