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December 1, 2021

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Leading contracts lawyer fears 'unintended' consequences from Trump order targeting Hauwei

By Rick Weber / May 20, 2019

Robert Metzger, a leading lawyer on federal and defense acquisition rules, says President Trump's recent order on securing the communications and information technology supply chain will do more harm than good because of “unintended” consequences in addressing a “conjectural” threat.

“The breadth of the EO could mean indiscriminate application with unintended, even unexpected results,” according to Metzger, who provided a detailed written review of the Trump order to Inside Cybersecurity.

“It is possible that when the EO is used, the...


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