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Sprint to give US government say on board, remove Chinese hardware

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In a move to get approval of its acquisition of Sprint Nextel Corp., executives of Japanese telecom company SoftBank have agreed to give the US government veto power over the choice for Sprint's director responsible for oversight of national security issues, the Wall Street Journal reports. Government representatives involved...
Sprint to give US government say on board, remove Chinese hardware

What Huawei And ZTE Could Actually Do To Your Company

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Any company that's using components made by Huawei and ZTE ought to "be very concerned." according to one U.S. cyber-security expert who's familiar with past Chinese efforts to infiltrate private and government IT operations. No Transparency About Even Basic Details "They should be very concerned that there is little transparency...
What Huawei And ZTE Could Actually Do To Your Company
European Trade Commission temporarily delays price subsidy investigation into Huawei and ZTE

Why nobody really wants to get to the bottom of China, ZTE and Huawei

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Chinese telecom gear makers Huwaei and ZTE are about to get blacklisted by the U.S. Congress in a report to be published Monday. Reuters reports that the U.S. House of Representatives’ Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will recommend U.S. companies don’t use wares from the two companies over fears that...
Why nobody really wants to get to the bottom of China, ZTE and Huawei

Huawei: worried about cyber-espionage backdoors? You can look at our code

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After being branded a security risk by the US House of Representatives' Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and being banned from bidding on Australia's national broadband effort, a Huawei representative in Australia reiterated the company's position that the House committee's report amounted to "protectionism, not security." Huawei Australia Chairman John...
Huawei: worried about cyber-espionage backdoors? You can look at our code

White House Threatens To Veto CISPA If Privacy Is Not Protected

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While it had hinted at a veto threat earlier, the White House has now put out a statement on CISPA that, if privacy protections are not added to the bill, it will likely veto the bill. I know some cynical folks will note the possibility of an out, and the...
White House Threatens To Veto CISPA If Privacy Is Not Protected

White House issues veto threat against controversial cyber-intelligence bill

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The White House has issued a veto threat (PDF) against the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Privacy Act (CISPA) that is currently going through the House. The Obama administration said in a statement: The Administration recognizes and appreciates that the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) adopted several amendments to...
White House issues veto threat against controversial cyber-intelligence bill

Congress accuses Chinese tech giants of un-American activities

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ZTE is one of two companies Congress isn't very happy with today. Pierre Lecourt Huawei and ZTE are two giant Chinese tech companies frequently targeted by accusations of industrial espionage, intellectual property theft, and even providing backdoors for network attacks to the Chinese military. Now, the two are the focus of a House...
Congress accuses Chinese tech giants of un-American activities

White House threatens to veto CISPA ahead of vote

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The White House has threatened to veto the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) in its present form, citing concerns that the bill does not adequately prevent sharing of irrelevant personal information.If the bill in its current form were presented to President Barack Obama, his advisors would...
White House threatens to veto CISPA ahead of vote
Opinion: CISPA isn't the evil, privacy-infringing legislation you think it is

CHINESE TECH GIANT FIRES BACK: US Report Is Based On Rumors And Intended To Restrict Competition

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Earlier today the House Intelligence Committee issued a report warning U.S. companies to avoid doing business with two top Chinese tech firms  Huawei Technologies Ltd. and ZTE Corp. The report specifically asked U.S. government contractors to exclude Huawei or ZTE equipment or component parts. Huawei meanwhile issued a statement saying...
CHINESE TECH GIANT FIRES BACK: US Report Is Based On Rumors And Intended To Restrict Competition
Huawei responds to House Committee investigation, says evidence of concerns lacking

Report: Huawei, ZTE possibly involved in espionage for China

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Representative Mike Rogers (R-MI) and C.A. Ruppersberger (D-MD) are preparing to issue a report October 8 on a year-long investigation of smartphone and equipment manufacturers Huawei and ZTE Corp. The US House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence has been examining whether the companies' expansion in the US market enables Chinese...
Report: Huawei, ZTE possibly involved in espionage for China

Obama Administration To Veto Cybersecurity Bill

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Citing privacy concerns, the White House said in a statement it is sending the bill back to Congress for a makeover. The Pentagon may quietly be supporting it, but the Obama administration is planning on vetoing the CISPA legislation headed for the Oval Office, citing concerns over privacy, the...
Obama Administration To Veto Cybersecurity Bill

Congressional Staffer Who Helped Blow The Whistle On NSA Warrantless Wiretapping Sues The Feds

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You may remember the ridiculous Thomas Drake case, in which the US government went after a former NSA employee under the Espionage Act, threatening him with decades in jail. However, as the details showed, Drake was really being targeted not for leaking information, but as a vindictive response for talking...
Congressional Staffer Who Helped Blow The Whistle On NSA Warrantless Wiretapping Sues The Feds
ZTE is 'disappointed' by House Committee allegations, calls for expanded investigation

ZTE to testify at congressional espionage hearing

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China's ZTE has agreed to participate in US congressional inquiries into the companies alleged ties to the Chinese government and any potential espionage threats arising from those ties. ZTE, along with Huawei, is under investigation by the House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence over subsidies the company receives...
ZTE to testify at congressional espionage hearing
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