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Two can play that game: China orders ban on US computers and software

DougS Silver badge

Re: Ah the great orange one...

Foxconn is Taiwanese, not Chinese. They assemble them in China but do you really believe that China could add a chip to every iPhone without Apple noticing? Yes, I'm sure they don't have anyone on site at Foxconn, or have any way to verify that their exact design is what is getting built.

If Trump wanted to ban everything Chinese we'd have no high tech products left in the US. Most are assembled in China, and even those that aren't use some Chinese parts, even Samsung who is as close to a vertically integrated phone OEM as there is. No PCs, no TVs, probably no cars as I'll bet even US brands like Ford and GM source their electronics at least partially from China.

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