“it’s hard to see how – given Huawei’s role in providing equipment and key ICT services to the AU building and specifically to the AU’s data centre – the company could have remained completely unaware of the apparent theft of large amounts of data, every day, for five years.”
Source: BBC Technology News
Date: March 6th, 2019
1) “Huawei was given the status of a Chinese “national champion”. In practice, this meant the government closed the market to foreign competition.” The Chinese government says that Huawei is independent of it. How likely is this?
2) Why does it matter to western companies and governments that Huawei is likely part of the Chinese government?