North Korea has a cellphone network called Koryolink, which lets the government spy with ease on its users. That’s not really surprising, but it turns out that China and Huawei are responsible for building that network, according to newly released documents.
Huawei might be in hot water right now with The United States, for numerous reasons. Some would say that the main reason for their problem is the fact that they managed to beat the US at building the next-gen 5G networks and protocols. Another accusation was that the company sold technology to countries that were under embargo, such as Iran.
It was also alleged that Huawei is actually working with the Chinese government and providing them with access to their terminals and technology. This would feel normal in China, but Huawei smartphones are also available in pretty much the rest of the world. Governments were fearful that China could be using Huawei phones to spy on them, and many forbid their government emp… (read more)
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