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Alibaba's Cloud Pin Given to Media Personnel at Tokyo Olympics Could Pose Security Risks

Updated: Aug 21, 2021

As the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is now underway, media personnel covering the event have been provided with Alibaba Cloud Pins to let them network by exchanging social media information with one another from 23 July to 8 August 2021. But considering the company's past with the Chinese government, the device could be used to unwittingly track journalists.