Click For Photo: https://regmedia.co.uk/2016/08/24/businessman-booted.jpg
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.
Heel - Backlash - IEEE - Amounts - Blacklisting
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...
Wake Up To Breaking News!