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Huawei CEO Dismisses Security, Spying Concerns
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jries921
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jries921,
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5/18/2013 | 6:06:38 PM
re: Huawei CEO Dismisses Security, Spying Concerns
I don't believe a word of it. If he were to refuse a request for cooperation from State Security, he'd would go directly to prison and may never be seen again. But if he were to have said anything but what he said, he'd never be able to go home again.
Ronjon13
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Ronjon13,
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5/13/2013 | 2:01:31 PM
re: Huawei CEO Dismisses Security, Spying Concerns
Ren suddenly appears, dismisses all allegations and expects we should just take his word for it?

No mention of Huawei sales to Iran and the efforts to conceal ongoing operations that were uncovered, and no mention of the employees he has at Huawei that aren't really telecom employees but actually are working for the PLA intelligence agency, and no mention of the employees who are monitored and threatened if they do not go along or keep quiet.

Mr Ren, you can buy some people, some favourable articles and some desperate customers but we still do not believe you.
JSmithy67
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5/10/2013 | 6:00:27 PM
re: Huawei CEO Dismisses Security, Spying Concerns
Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei: " Furthermore, he said he was confident that his employees would be free to
refuse any request from a Chinese intelligence service to spy on a foreign
entity."
While the employees may be "free to refuse" what if they personally choose to obey the request?
It would have been more reassuring for Mr. Zhengfei to say, "Huawei company policy forbids our employees to act on a request from anyone not in their chain of supervision. We will immediately fire or prosecute anyone breaking this policy."
elleno
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elleno,
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5/10/2013 | 5:59:17 PM
re: Huawei CEO Dismisses Security, Spying Concerns
To quote a famous prostitute, Christine Keeler, when she heard one of her high profile politician clients denied all charges.

Ren denies all cybersecurity issues with Huawei: "He would say that wouldn't he".


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