[kictanet] Security Situation in Kenya

Erik Hersman erik at zungu.com
Thu Jun 19 10:27:39 EAT 2014


While this might be true, you also can’t trust American manufacturing either, they’re just as bad with backdoors put in by the NSA or some other US gov’t sponsored spying and surveillance program. 

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Erik Hersman

On June 19, 2014 at 10:23:38 AM, Matunda Nyanchama via kictanet (kictanet at lists.kictanet.or.ke) wrote:
On this subject, it is curious that Safaricom's partner in the project is Chinese Telcom giant Huawei.

Americans have reservations, apprehensive/suspicious Huwawei technology wrt spying. Here is an excerpt

"U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers somewhat famously said last year that Huawei's products "cannot be trusted to be free of foreign state influence and thus pose a security threat to the United States and to our systems." The committee also released a report that accused Huawei of all kinds of bad behavior including bribery, corruption, and immigration violations. Huawei, of course, denied the claims."
 Full article Here.

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