President Donald Trump has finally succeeded in building his wall: not the one he keeps demanding on the southwestern border, but a far more complex barrier meant to block China’s national telecommunications champion, Huawei, from operating in the United States and starve it of US technology as it builds networks around the globe. After a flurry of new government edicts, Huawei, the world’s second-largest cellphone-maker after it edged out Apple in 2018, will soon be entirely cut off from US-made technology. By the end of summer, new Huawei phones will come without Google apps. And US computer chip companies are cutting off supplies that Huawei depends on for building fifth-generation, or 5G, wireless networks. But the fight is about far more than merely crippling one Chinese telecom giant. Trump and his aides want to force nations to make an agonizing choice: Which side of a new Berlin Wall do they want to live on? Washington is portraying this in Cold War terms, with … [Read more...] about Trump walls of Huawei, but digital world bridles at barriers
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