Trump’s Huawei attack is a serious mistake

Jamie McKane

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Trump’s Huawei attack is a serious mistake

In its struggle with China over trade and national security, the U.S. has many legitimate grievances, and a variety of weapons for seeking redress. That doesn’t mean it should use all of them.

The nuclear missile the U.S. just launched at Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. is a case in point.
 

Thor

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Trump's threat to declare war on Iran is a serious mistake.

Trump banning Huawei is just everyday stuff don't think the US will allow Made in China 2025 to just happen.

Its a race for tech supremacy.
 

Little Mac

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Funny how nobody's suggesting it was a mistake for Huawei's CFO to be issued a diplomatic passport...
 
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quovadis

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Trump banning Huawei is just everyday stuff don't think the US will allow Made in China 2025 to just happen.

Its a race for tech supremacy.

The irony is that for most US companies they utilise China to build the products they design and sell. There are better avenues to create US jobs than this.
 

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The irony is that for most US companies they utilise China to build the products they design and sell. There are better avenues to create US jobs than this.
They don't "utilise" China. They USE Chinese cheap labour.
 

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Funny how nobody's suggesting it was a mistake for Huawei's CFO to be issued a dimplomatic passport...
Citation required for your statement.

The CFO had special public affairs passport issued to prominent Chinese people.

Having 7 passports (some expired) is not necessarily a crime and does not justify US action killing a company that employs 180,000 people, is the 2nd largest phone provider owns 34% of 5G patents.

Punishment does not fit the alleged crime.
Prove a crime has been committed, then
lock up the CFO, don't kill a company.
 

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Citation required for your statement.

The CFO had special public affairs passport issued to prominent Chinese people.

Having 7 passports (some expired) is not necessarily a crime and does not justify US action killing a company that employs 180,000 people, is the 2nd largest phone provider owns 34% of 5G patents.

Punishment does not fit the alleged crime.
Prove a crime has been committed, then
lock up the CFO, don't kill a company.

Imagine you allow your country(democracy)'s infrastructure to be build using core equipment from a company whose leadership are communist and is state(communist) funded.

Imagine one day in a war the state can disable your country's core network.

The problem with Huawei is not spying, because majority of communication is HTTPS anyway. The problem with Huawei is that another state can knock your banks and communication offline in times of war.
 

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Imagine you allow your country(democracy)'s infrastructure to be build using core equipment from a company whose leadership are communist and is state(communist) funded.

Imagine one day in a war the state can disable your country's core network.

The problem with Huawei is not spying, because majority of communication is HTTPS anyway. The problem with Huawei is that another state can knock your banks and communication offline in times of war.
So then no different to the US and all the equipment those companies make then?
 

Little Mac

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Prove a crime has been committed, then
lock up the CFO, don't kill a company.
A company that a) did business with Iran against international law and b) lied about that business, putting other entities at risk.
 
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Swa

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Imagine you allow your country(democracy)'s infrastructure to be build using core equipment from a company whose leadership are communist and is state(communist) funded.

Imagine one day in a war the state can disable your country's core network.

The problem with Huawei is not spying, because majority of communication is HTTPS anyway. The problem with Huawei is that another state can knock your banks and communication offline in times of war.
A bit of a stretch though seeing as equipment on your network is under your control. Equally ridiculous was the claims of backdoors as any communication between equipment would be confined to your own network and you'd see if there was extra communications anyway. So what's Huawei going to do? Launch some secret spy drones to disable all equipment remotely?
 
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