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Taiwan To Follow Suit To Ban Chinese Devices Used By The Government

Due to the allegations of spying risk that impose threat to cyber security made by telecom equipment manufacturer Huawei, Taiwan is following suit like the other countries to ban Chinese made equipment that are use officially the government.

By the end of March 2019, the country will release blacklisted Chinese products and devices and will no longer be used to protect the government agencies data. This is to follow when US ban Huawei products on their government offices which then have allegations of spying made by the company.

Technology companies in China set to ban by government use are Huawei Technologies, computer manufacturer Lenovo, video surveillance manufacturer Hikvision and Internet-of-Things (IoT) provider Zhejian Dahua Tech Co., to name a few. Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute will be barred to access anyone who uses Huawei products for security purposes.

Other countries that already banned some Chinese products for their government include United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, United Kingdom, and other Europe countries, Taiwan and India now reportedly to follow suit.

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