[APAC-Discuss] [At-Large] Clash of the Titans!
Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro
salanieta.tamanikaiwaimaro at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 22:41:54 UTC 2012
On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 10:18 AM, Carlton Samuels <carlton.samuels at gmail.com
> Message to you: doubt always.
> Let's not talk about Macs and iPhones.
@Carlton, I used the MAC as an illustration of something that end users can
relate to as opposed to Cisco switches and routers which Telcos and ISPs
incorporate into the telecommunications infrastructure. Both work to
explain the battle that rages.
> Let's talk about CISCO network
> devices that are now embedded in the Internet infrastructure worldwide.
> The fact is most of that gear is assembled in China. Or places the Chinese
> could reach right quick.
I know that Cisco and Huawei had settled out of court on alleged
intellectual property rights infringements which was discovered when Cisco
released a patch for a specific thing which Huawei also had to incorporate.
> Here's what's fascinating to me. If the case is fear that Chinese
> government access to these devices could impair their operation for
> nefarious political purposes and knowing how Cisco gear is used around the
> world, the Chinese would somehow eschew the opportunity to embed 'stuff' in
> that gear at source. Incredible!
> Why would they miss this really really low hanging fruit to exploit?
> - Carlton
> Carlton A Samuels
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> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 7:28 AM, Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro <
> salanieta.tamanikaiwaimaro at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > *US Position on Huawei and ZTE*
> > This is the Investigative Report that was released by the US House
> > Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman and Ranking Member
> > Investigative Report on The U.S. National Security Issues Posed by
> > Chinese Telecommunications Companies Huawei and ZTE. You can access it
> > *China's Response [China Daily: Qi Li]*
> > Qi Li writes an Article titled US Politicians' Hypocrisy, see:
> > http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2012-10/15/content_15817855.htm
> > I am wondering about what the Macs that are made in China??? Is this
> > about merchandise or is this just the clash of the Titans?
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Salanieta Tamanikaiwaimaro aka Sala
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