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Re: No Backdoor just an open front door

But that's how you do it. A company that wants to hack its own kit wouldn't design in a traditional back door, because if its found it's intent is obvious.

Instead a company like Huawei designs in security holes they themselves can use at a later date (the phrase is "accidentally on purpose") so if caught they can plead "Oops" as a defense instead of "Ah shit, you caught us!". This gives them plausible deniability.

For example, whenever Google is caught stealing user data, including harvesting body parts, they like to shout "we collect that data and your kidneys to enhance the user experience".

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