- The camera was manufactured by a company partly owned by the Chinese government.
- These are scheduled to be removed by mid-2023.
- There was nothing ‘downside’ about the Australian War Memorial chairs.
The move was justified as protecting national security, but it sparked a series of interactions between the two countries that led to a diplomatic lock-out and trade implications for China.
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/australian-war-memorial-to-remove-chinese-made-security-cameras-over-spying-fears/9klvj3zba Australian war memorial removes Chinese cameras over fear of espionage