Pentagon Paying Chinese for Satellite Bandwidth

Not to worry. The Chinese would never attempt to hack US military intelligence communication systems. Sadly today, as with that one-liner, US national security concerns are also a joke.

The Pentagon revealed late last week it is paying the Chinese $10 million for a one-year lease for a satellite that allows U.S. troops on the African continent to keep in touch and share information, Wired reports.

The announcement has U.S. policymakers on edge.

The Pentagon insists any data passed on the satellite is protected. Continue reading