The DNC tells Democrats not to buy Huawei or ZTE devices ever

The Democratic National Committee is warning Democrats not to use Huawei or ZTE devices, after the committee learned that one of its associated organizations was thinking of purchasing ZTE phones for members. “It’s very important that party and campaign workers not use ZTE or Huawei devices, even if the price is low or free,” DNC chief security officer Bob Lord wrote in an internal memo, as reported by CNN. Lord said people shouldn’t be using devices from either Chinese company for work or personal use.

The words echo what federal officials have already said about Huawei and ZTE posing possible security threats to the US. In February, CIA, NSA, and FBI chiefs testified in front of a Senate committee that the two companies were beholden…

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