by Mike Masnick
Wed, Oct 17th 2012 4:13pm
Remember that Congressional report from last week that warned everyone to fear Huawei, the Chinese telco equipment maker? Much of the fearmongering was around Huawei's close ties to the Chinese government (and military specifically) with no actual allegations, but plenty of speculation that there could be espionage issues. Of course, now, details of a White House report have leaked, claiming that they found no evidence of Huawei spying. They do point out that there are problems with Huawei equipment that could lead to exploitable security flaws -- which is certainly an issue. Of course, that seems like an issue that security experts to deal with, rather than politicians...
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