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UK Bans New Huawei 5G Equipment from 2021, Full Ban from 5G by 2027

Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden has confirmed the ban on the addition of new equipment from Huawei to UK 5G networks, and all Huawei components must be removed from Britain’s 5G by 2027. The move came after Five Eyes allies warned of the security risks of using the “effectively state-owned” Chinese tech firm.

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Concerns Grow for China’s Tech Industry as India’s Tik Tok Ban Takes Effect

Contrary to China’s belligerent assertions that India is only shooting itself in the foot by boycotting Chinese products after a deadly border clash in the Himalayas last month, a Bloomberg News report on Tuesday argued that India’s ban of Tik Tok and 58 other major Chinese smartphone apps could be the beginning of the end for China’s rise as a global tech power.

A Bharatiya Janata Party activist burns a photograph of Chinese President Xi Jinping during a protest in Jammu, India, Wednesday, July.1, 2020. Indian TikTok users awoke Tuesday to a notice from the popular short-video app saying their data would be transferred to an Irish subsidiary, a response to India's ban …

Pentagon Lists Huawei, Hikvision as Companies Controlled by Chinese Military

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) produced an internal document this week listing 20 Chinese companies it believes are owned or controlled by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The list, first reported by Reuters on Wednesday, includes telecom giant Huawei and Hikvision, a top supplier of video surveillance equipment. Both companies were blacklisted by the United States last year over security concerns.

BERLIN, GERMANY - MARCH 12: People walk past a Huawei customer service center on March 12, 2019 in Berlin, Germany.

Australia Suspects China Behind Massive Cyber Attack

Australia was hit by “a sophisticated state-based cyber actor” Friday morning in an escalating cyber campaign threatening all levels of national government, businesses, essential services and critical infrastructure, the prime minister said.

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