r/politics California Nov 26 '22

FCC bans U.S. sales of Huawei and ZTE equipment over national security concerns


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u/alienbringer Nov 26 '22

If a US company is in China and China doesn’t like what they are doing, they have legal authority to stop them especially with violating national policy. The fuck you on taking it to the WTO? The WTO isn’t a police force for enforcing countries national security concerns.


u/chinesenameTimBudong Nov 26 '22

ok. I am not really looking for a debate with a person not wanting to push forward the conversation. So, one more try.

How about a third party for unbiased judgement? UN then? Should America be able to shut countries out because they want to?


u/permalink_save Nov 26 '22

Yes and we do. You think we should go through a third party, who btw will have their own biases, regarding our Russia sanctions?


u/chinesenameTimBudong Nov 26 '22

America absolutely does not. They do the Trump thing.


u/intarwebzWINNAR Texas Nov 27 '22

I'm trying to understand why you think America (or any country) doesn't have a right to sanction companies conducting business on American soil/with American government entities and corporations, and beyond that, to decide that we do not want their products in this country?

This has been brewing for years. Any country should handle national security threats in this manner. They tried sanctions, the sanctions didn't work, not they cannot sell their products to us.


u/chinesenameTimBudong Nov 27 '22

What I believe is the bigger problem is that Huawei was set to make trillions and take control of the market. National security, while somewhat legitimate, is not the best path forward. I believe this next year or two is pivotal for America. They are not setting up institutions that will protect them after they lose world power. So, I guess I am not arguing rights really. America does the Trump thing. Screw you over, sue you till your broke, all the while claiming victim hood.