"should be subject to legal constraints"
Um, guys, with Trump at the helm, legality is a species on the brink of extinction.
Huawei has dropped a lawsuit against the US government after the Department of Commerce returned hardware it seized from the company back in September 2017. The Chinese networking giant had sent a bunch of its telecoms gear to a lab in California for commercial testing, however, the commerce department grabbed the gear as it …
legality is a species on the brink of extinction
Wrong. In America, "legality" is merely a "guide". 3-letter agencies have (additional) the "option" to abide by it or not.
Addendum: And if there is no precedence then an army of American lawyers will knock something up in a jiffy.
Remember: China spying on everyone. It's a big, big thing. And bad. America spying on everyone. It's called BAU (business as usual), aka "watch-a lookin' at".
“However, we felt there may well be geopolitical or ethical considerations that the Government need to take into account when deciding whether they should use Huawei’s equipment.”
Why only apply ethical considerations to Huawei ? Ahhh you like your iPhone so that's sorted then.
The first search returns the below but I'm sure everyone here knows the history, it's still happening.
elsewhere in the world of Huawei today, British politicians are getting tired of waiting for the government's decision on the inclusion of so-called high risk vendors in building 5G networks locally.
You surprise me, I didn't think any British politicians were doing anything now except sit on their hands.
The continued delay will only prolong uncertainty for network operators, risking the UK's position as a leader for 5G deployment.
Why so vital that the UK 'leads' 5G rollout? Understandable if it where say the first succesful satellite launch, or the first successful mobile phone call even.
But I see zero need to be first for helping users burn their data caps ever faster, or allowing mobile companies to get all gougey with reasonably sized data plans.
Questionable ecomonic projections on the benefits of 5G be damned. So far the use cases of 5G over 3G/4G seem gimicky at best.
FFS let someone else iron out the kinks, bring the data caps up and the prices down, then roll it out here.
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