Washington State Spending More than $11 Million on Dangerous Chinese Technology Puts Security at Risk

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo’s latest comments about the threats posed by Chinese technology companies are yet another reminder that these threats are real.  Now more than ever it is important for states to take action, especially in Washington where the Office of the Secretary of State is one of many agencies spending millions on dangerous Chinese technology.  China Tech Threat’s (CTT) recent report revealed that the state of Washington spent $11,131,168 on restricted Chinese technology from Lexmark and Lenovo between 2016 and 2023. Our Washington fact sheet shows the Joint Legislative Systems Committee, the Administrative Office of the Courts, the Department of Revenue, and the Office of the Secretary of State are all departments that have purchased this technology,… Read More