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Re: India cites security concerns, blocks Huawei bid to expandtheir indian ops
On Wed, 2005-08-17 at 17:55 -0400, Deepak Jain wrote: > > I assume that an Indian intelligence agency would > > be more concerned about things like hidden remote > > control or data collection services on the systems. > > > Exactly. The Chinese version of Cisco's CALEA code with different access > methods would be pretty threatening in general. Not saying that they > have one, did one, or will... but its a security risk even before you > show intent on the part of Huawei. Maybe the Indian gov't is going to > request the source to Huawei's code? I remember Germany or Russia > requesting it of Microsoft for Windows and Microsoft complied. Requesting the source code and/or having access to it is really meaningless unless you have the skill and capabilities to compile it *and* use it. There is no sure way to know that the source code in your left hand is what was used to compile the binary in your right hand. -Jim P.