You go that way, we'll go Huawei: China Computer Federation kicks back at IEEE in ****-for-tat spat

www.theregister.co.uk | 5/31/2019 | Staff
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Following disquiet over the IEEE's decision to block Huawei-linked researchers from doing various academic tasks, a Chinese computer research body has reportedly severed ties with the IEEE in retaliation.

The China Computer Federation (CCF) declared that it is suspending communications with the US-based Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers' Computer Society (IEEE CS), according to Reuters.

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This comes hot on the heel of an academic backlash against the IEEE for what amounts to blacklisting of researchers with links to Huawei. The IEEE insisted that as a US-based corporation it is subject to US law and thus has no real choice in the matter, though others disagree with their interpretation of the US sanctions on Huawei.

In a post on China's WeChat platform, the CCF said the IEEE CS "was once...
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