DeSantis Takes New Action To Combat Influence Of China, Other Hostile Nations In Florida

DeSantis Takes New Action To Combat Influence Of China, Other Hostile Nations In Florida


Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) announced new executive actions and legislative proposals on Thursday aimed at combatting the influence of China and other hostile foreign nations in the state.

The new actions from DeSantis are aimed at addressing threats posed by China, Cuba, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and Venezuela in cyberspace, real estate, and academia.

The actions seek to block the nations from being able to engage in espionage or influence operations within the state and preventing purchases of agricultural land and lands surrounding military bases by those governments or their agents.

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“From server farms to farmland, the Communist Party of China has been worming its way into our nation’s data storage systems and buying up tracts of land near sensitive national security sites,” DeSantis said in a

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