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December 1, 2021

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Trump telecom supply-chain order prompts questions from former FCC security chiefs

By Charlie Mitchell / May 21, 2019

Two former heads of cybersecurity at the Federal Communications Commission and other former government officials are questioning whether the new executive order on telecom supply chains -- seen as aimed at Chinese firms like Huawei -- will effectively get at a broader global challenge related to next-generation 5G security.

The order signed by President Trump on May 15 prohibits purchases and imports of information and communications technology and services that present a threat from foreign adversaries, and comes amid...

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