- Nov 19, 2013
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The Trump administration on Wednesday took aim at China’s Huawei Technologies Co...
I'll be the first to admit that I do not understand all the politics that are likely involved in this, but....
From a purely practical technology standpoint it would seem to me that a reliance on a potential global, strategic enemy as a source for any technology, especially critical communication technology is just asking for your critical infrastructure to be compromised.
As far as I'm concerned that should also extend across the board from hardware to software.
I'm no isolationist hawk and appreciate the critical need for global trade but I also realize that everyone's cyber-security is threatened 24 x 7, we spy... they spy... hell everyone does it, even in some instances on strategic partners, never mind enemies.
Providing a platform of opportunity is just stupid.
As the old Russian proverb says
“Doveryai, no proveryai.” (Trust, but verify)