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Topic # 175501 1-Jul-2015 20:34 Send private message

Hi all,
Are Spark Huawei modems okay in regard to the spying allegations against Huawei back in 2013?

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  Reply # 1335492 2-Jul-2015 08:25 Send private message

Yes, we remove the spy cameras from our Huawei modems at the border these days :)

But seriously, I'm aware of the spying allegations back in the day, but I don't think this extended to bugging of their modems.

They are the number 2 manufacturer of telecomms equipment worldwide - I feel confident that someone somewhere would have blown the whistle by now had any spyware been found in their modems.





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  Reply # 1335493 2-Jul-2015 08:30 Send private message

You have two options here.

1. Spied by China

2. Spied by Five Eyes

There is no 3rd option unfortunately.





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  Reply # 1335525 2-Jul-2015 09:18 One person supports this post Send private message

Third option: spied by both!!

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