back to article Arista slapped with import ban after US Trade Rep lays down law

The US Trade Representative has upheld a ban on all Arista Networks products, following a complaint of patent infringement by Cisco. A federal commission found in June that the company's products infringed patents owned by the switchzilla. "The International Trade Commission determined that Arista wilfully and intentionally …

  1. RealityisntReal

    Are these the NSA patents?

    So, are these patents the ones that Cisco used to incorporate "vulnerabilities" in its switches? Maybe Arista removed them and the NSA wants Cisco to get their switches banned so more people use Cisco switches - makes the NSAs spying a lot easier. Good a conspiracy theory as any.

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