Huawei Chairman Liang Hua is the latest to enter the fray to defend the principles and reputation of the telco vendor, this time questioning the legitimacy of accusations.
Speaking during a roundtable session in the wings of Huawei’s latest London event, Hua gave a measured representation of the firm. Once again, Hua put forward the idea of assessing technology and security on merit and evidence instead of political rhetoric, but the Huawei boss also questioned the legitimacy of accusations levelled at the vendor.
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Jamie Davies , May 14, 2019
In a poorly-orchestrated attempt to defend the principles of Chinese his scandal-ridden company, Huawei Chairman Liang Hua stated during a round-table session that he is unaware his company is required to cooperate in sharing information with the Chinese government. The Chinese do in fact require companies in the country to comply with government requests for information, as referenced in this CNBC article, so a half-hearted attempt by Huawei leadership to deny that directive should not serve as a reason for international governments to green-light the use of Chinese equipment in sensitive communications networks.