The NSA has reportedly been spying on Huawei’s servers for years

The US government has made definitive statements about Chinese telecommunications company Huawei — a 2012 report claimed that the company’s networking equipment posed a national security risk, something that caused the company to largely retreat from operating in the US market. Somewhat ironically, however, the US government appears to be doing something very similar to what it accused Huawei of. The New York Times is reporting that the NSA has created its own “back doors” directly into Huawei’s telecommunications networks for the purpose of collecting information on the vast array of hardware that the company claims connects a third of the global population.

The NSA also monitored communications of the company’s top executives and…

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