March 31, 2014

The Chinese Firm That Terrifies the NSA

Kim Zetter, Wired

The Associated Press

The NSA’s global spy operation may seem unstoppable, but there’s at least one target that has proven to be a formidable obstacle: the Chinese communications technology firm Huawei, whose growth could threaten the agency’s much-publicized digital spying powers.

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