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The Cybersecurity 202: U.K. is set to bar Huawei in a major U.S. victory

Jul 14, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

The United Kingdom is expected to today announce plans to bar Huawei from its 5G telecom networks, marking a major victory for the Trump administration in its years-long war to rein in the Chinese firm.

That's a huge about-face from just a few months ago, when the U.K. was ready to allow Huawei to build less-sensitive parts of its next-generation networks despite U.S. warnings that the firm posed unacceptable risks of Chinese spying. 

The decision could also prompt European nations ...