FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr: ‘Glaring Loophole’ in U.S. Policy on Tech from China [20210408]

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The products of Chinese companies like Huawei and ZTE are used widely in America. Under Chinese law, “these companies basically have to fork over any information or data that the Communist Party might be seeking,” says Brendan Carr, a Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

The U.S. has implemented a “rip and replace” policy to remove such products from American systems—but there’s still a big loophole that remains.

#china #xinjiang #huawei

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