Speaking at a recent business conference in London, Liang explained that the company is more than willing to work together with governments including the UK to ensure its devices are secure, saying:
“We are willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including the UK government, to commit ourselves to making our equipment meet the no-spy, no-backdoors standard.”
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Anthony Spadafora , May 15, 2019
Chinese tech giant Huawei stated at a recent business conference in London that the company would be willing to sign a “no-spy” agreement with national governments to avoid future bans on their equipment. This agreement should be looked at with obvious scrutiny, and also raises questions as to why governments would use equipment manufactured by companies that feel the need to offer such agreements in the first place. With a history of backdoors in equipment made by Huawei, ZTE and Lenovo, Chinese companies are scrambling to ensure security after decades of spying efforts using consumer and military hardware.