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2019-10-15 Europe
Merkel opens 5G network for Huawei, waives a ban on Chinese mobile phone technology (translation of German)
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Posted by Elmerert Hupens2660 2019-10-15 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [321 views ]  Top
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#1 Dummkopf.
Posted by Lex 2019-10-15 01:20||   2019-10-15 01:20|| Front Page Top

#2 She got Vlad's memo ?
Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-15 01:56||   2019-10-15 01:56|| Front Page Top

#3 He sicced his Doberman on her
Posted by Lex 2019-10-15 02:10||   2019-10-15 02:10|| Front Page Top

#4 And it was love at first sight?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-10-15 02:17||   2019-10-15 02:17|| Front Page Top

#5 She's terrified of dogs. It's said that each time she meets Vlad he makes sure there's a pooch in the house-- usually a big aggressive one.
Posted by Lex 2019-10-15 02:21||   2019-10-15 02:21|| Front Page Top

#6 Isn't it time to bomb the Chancellery again?
Posted by Mercutio 2019-10-15 09:05||   2019-10-15 09:05|| Front Page Top

#7 A thought... US has banned them, presumably that applies to NATO usage too, End of NATO?
Posted by Mercutio 2019-10-15 09:07||   2019-10-15 09:07|| Front Page Top

#8 I can understand the consternation here but the Germans might be forgiven for asking us if it is unwise to use Chinese computers.

Posted by Abu Uluque 2019-10-15 11:27||   2019-10-15 11:27|| Front Page Top

#9 I just don't know what to think here. A bunch of thoughts:

* Some "allies".

* Germany despises buying American so much they're willing to buy Huawei just to give us a big "fuck you".

* The US intelligence community wants their backdoored equipment installed in Europe so as to keep an eye on things. Seeing them lose can only be a good thing.

* Europe is so anti-innovation that they can't make their own 5G equipment.

* It's time to disband NATO. Europeans obviously don't think that foreign threats are serious, so why are we even there? Why are we financially ruining ourselves to protect against phantom threats?

Posted by Herb McCoy 2019-10-15 14:54||   2019-10-15 14:54|| Front Page Top

#10 The making 5g thing is purely down to cost not tech.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2019-10-15 15:53||   2019-10-15 15:53|| Front Page Top

#11 Ericsson (based in Sweden, so nominally European) makes 5G gear. In collaboration with Huawei. In India. And, yeah, it's about the economics of it.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-10-15 17:57||   2019-10-15 17:57|| Front Page Top

#12 Dummkopf.

Also raised in an unorthodox communist family and fed an anti-Western, totalitarian and theocratic ideology.

Last week Commissioner Julian King warned that buying 5G "is not like buying a car, but joining a club".

It's more like letting a notorious ghost hacker implant a cyberbrain into the national IT infrastructure,
Posted by Elmerert Hupens2660 2019-10-15 18:13||   2019-10-15 18:13|| Front Page Top

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