Under Article 7 of 2017 Chinese law that states “any organization or citizen shall support, assist and cooperate with the state intelligence work in accordance with the law,”, China is spying on you by the time you use Huawei products.
“There is no way Huawei can resist any order from the (People’s Republic of China) Government or the Chinese Communist Party to do its bidding in any context, commercial or otherwise.”, NYU professor and adjunct senior fellow at Council on foreign relations Jerome Cohen said.
Huawei has already helped African governments spy on political opponents, as CNBC also reported that “A Wall Street Journal investigation found that Huawei employees helped governments in Uganda and Zambia spy on political opponents.”
Poland recently arrested a Huawei worker on allegations of spying for China.
“Poland has arrested a Chinese employee of Huawei and a Polish national involved in cyber-business on allegations of spying, Polish state media has reported, deepening the controversy over western criticism of the Chinese telecoms company.”, The Guardian reported.
Experts on cybersecurity are suggesting that Huawei’s network products should be banned worldwide as long as the Chinese Communist Party has access to all of its data.