U.S. introduces process to Protect Telecom Networks from National Security Threats

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The U.S has unveiled a procedure to shield its telecommunications networks and their supply chains from national security threats, reports Reuters. The Commerce Department said that Secretary Wilbur Ross would adopt a “case-by-case, fact-specific approach to determine which transactions must be prohibited, or which can be mitigated.”

The government blacklisted Huawei earlier this year citing national security concerns. However, it has issued licenses to allow some U.S. companies to continue to do business with the smartphone maker.

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