Huawei is suing the US for banning the government from using its equipment
Huawei is suing the United States over policies banning the use of the company’s equipment by the government. It’s the latest escalation in a continuing battle over Huawei’s position in the US.
The suit alleges that policies passed by Congress last year as part of a defense spending package unconstitutionally singled out Huawei for punishment. When Congress passed the legislation, it included provisions blocking Chinese-made telecommunications equipment from being used in federal networks, effectively also preventing major government contractors from using Huawei equipment. The measure specifically named Huawei and ZTE, as well as some other Chinese companies.
The company says that the measure breached a legal standard against making a…