Saturday, December 5, 2020
Saturday, December 5, 2020

Chinese Based Huawei Finds ‘Flaw’ To Bypass U.S. Ban

Get Your Content. Daily.

Be the first to know about the biggest stories as they break. Sign up for breaking news email alerts from Your Content.

On May 14, President Donald Trump extended the U.S. ban on Huawei products and telecommunications gear until May 2021, Your Content has learned.

Last year, the Chinese-based cell phone manufacturer was accused of including ‘back doors’ in their product in order to spy on American citizens.

However, the company has found a creative loophole since President Trump shunned them. They claim the export ban was only applicable for mobile devices made after the order, so they have rebranded phones made prior and relabeled them.

For instance, the Huawei P30 Pro is now the ‘P30 Pro New Edition‘ — this workaround, while subtle, allows the company to then use Google app licensing which isn’t possible with newer devices.

- Advertisement -

New devices are banned from using Google app licensing which provides applications like Gmail, Google Maps and other related Google services which are essentially the core of Android phones.

The news of the ambiguous move by Huawei was first reported by Ron Amadeo.

What’s more, it comes at a time when tensions have already been escalated with China over the origination of the coronavirus and new allegations yesterday that their hacking ecosystems may be out for U.S vaccine research data.

Stay with Your Content for the latest updates. Have a story or news tip? Contact our 24/7 newsroom at 833.336.8013.

- Advertisement -

Protect Independent Journalism

Your Content is a nonprofit newsroom registered in Pennsylvania [Entity No.: 6690403] that produces nonpartisan, evidence-based journalism to expose injustice, corruption and wrongdoing.

Spearheading the news revolution for Americans across the nation, Your Content has brought a voice to those the media failed to acknowledge.

This story you’ve just finished was funded by our readers and we hope it inspires you to make a gift to Your Content so that we can publish more reports like this one that holds people in power to account and produces real change.

Your donation will help us ensure that we can continue this critical work. We are busier than ever covering stories you won’t see anywhere else.

USA
14,784,825
confirmed cases
Updated on December 5, 2020 10:32 am
united states
285,786
deaths
Updated on December 5, 2020 10:32 am
united states
5,835,097
active
Updated on December 5, 2020 10:32 am
united states
8,663,942
recovered
Updated on December 5, 2020 10:32 am
World
66,407,113
confirmed cases
Updated on December 5, 2020 10:32 am
world
1,527,738
deaths
Updated on December 5, 2020 10:32 am
world
19,388,037
active
Updated on December 5, 2020 10:32 am
world
45,491,338
recovered
Updated on December 5, 2020 10:32 am

Related Articles

7 COMMENTS

Comments are closed.