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Cuba Accused of Using Chinese Tech Systems to Block Internet Access Amid Protestson July 13, 2021 at 3:43 am

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Cuba is accused of having adopted China-made technology systems to control and block internet access, amid reports that messaging apps and Cubans’ internet service are being blocked in the communist-ruled country after thousands of citizens took to the streets on Sunday to protest against a lack of freedoms and worsening economic conditions. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Sunday warned in a statement on Twitter that the Cuban regime would “block internet & cell phone service soon to prevent videos about what is happening to get out to the world.” Later in the day, he wrote, “I warned about this earlier today. It is happening and will continue,” adding, “By the way, they use a system made, sold & installed by #China to control and block access to the internet in #Cuba.” The ruling party in China is also a communist dictatorship. Thousands of Cuban citizens took to the streets in several cities spanning the …

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