U.K. Unveils 5G Plan Banning Huawei Installations From September

(Bloomberg) — The U.K. will ban the installation of 5G equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co. by the end of next September.



A Huawei logo sits on display inside a Huawei Technologies Co. store at Menlyn Park Shopping Center in Pretoria, South Africa, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. Telecom company Rain said it has set up South Africa's first commercial fifth-generation mobile network in two large cities using equipment from China's Huawei.


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A Huawei logo sits on display inside a Huawei Technologies Co. store at Menlyn Park Shopping Center in Pretoria, South Africa, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. Telecom company Rain said it has set up South Africa’s first commercial fifth-generation mobile network in two large cities using equipment from China’s Huawei.

The restriction, first reported by Bloomberg last Monday, is part of a 250 million-pound ($333 million) package of measures brought in to diversify Britain’s wireless supply chain announced by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. The stricter rules may also help fend off a challenge from lawmakers in the ruling Conservative Party seeking tighter restrictions on the Chinese network equipment maker.

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British ministers announced in July that Shenzhen-based Huawei would be totally

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Mark Zuckerberg said banning Steve Bannon from social media is ‘not what our policies would suggest’

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Finally, Maduro is Listening

On Monday, Bloomberg broke the news that Venezuela’s president Nicolás Maduro is inching toward official dollarization. He has ordered the Banco Central de Venezuela to engage in discussions with Venezuelan bankers on the modalities of creating a clearing and settlement system in U.S. dollars. Maduro, in a rare display of good judgment, is taking a necessary step toward what I have been advocating for many years: official dollarization in Venezuela. Indeed, I first proposed this when I was President Rafael Caldera’s chief adviser in 1995.Unlike the opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who has been recognized as interim president by the United States, the European Union, and others, Maduro has finally received the message about the only way to stop Venezuela’s hyperinflation immediately. If he continues on this path, he will smash hyperinflation and remain in the saddle.Venezuela’s bolivar is worthless, and its annual inflation rate

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Even Huawei’s biggest rival is arguing against banning it

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  • The CEO of Huawei rival Ericsson has criticized a Swedish ban against Huawei.
  • Borje Ekholm reportedly claimed that the ban restricts free competition.
  • He added that the ban would result in a delay for 5G rollouts.

Huawei has been subject to US sanctions for well over a year now, affecting its mobile phone division and network infrastructure business. Washington has also been pressuring allied countries to bar the use of Huawei infrastructure for 5G networks.

Now, one of Huawei’s major rivals in the infrastructure space has come out against a recent ban in Sweden. Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm told the Financial Times that the ban in Ericsson’s home country restricts free competition and will result in a delay for 5G.

“I belong in that category that believes competition makes us longer term a better company. It may be painful shorter term but longer term it drives us to be more

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Mark Zuckerberg said banning Steve Bannon from the platform for advocating for the beheading of Dr. Anthony Fauci and FBI director Christopher Wray is ‘not what our policies would suggest’



a close up of Mark Zuckerberg smiling looking at the camera: Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott


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Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once again said Steve Bannon’s account won’t be suspended after the former Trump advisor called for federal officials, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, to be beheaded.
  • In a virtual Senate hearing Tuesday, Zuckerberg said the call is because doing so is “not what our policies would suggest that we should do in this case.”
  • Bannon posted a video of his podcast that he posted to the platform on November 5 during which he called for Fauci and others to be beheaded. Facebook took the video down shortly after but did not suspend Bannon’s account.
  • According to Facebook’s policies, first offenses of terrorism or child exploitation will get a user kicked off the platform.
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Banning Porn Is a Bad Idea. There Are Other Ways To Improve the Internet

It’s 2020, and some conservatives are still hellbent on banning online porn.

Matt Walsh, a Daily Wire columnist and a culture warrior if there ever were one, wants the state to “have a role” in regulating adult content. Sohrab Ahmari, op-ed editor of the New York Post, insists that adult content “isn’t free speech—on the web or anywhere.” Newsweek‘s own opinion editor, Josh Hammer, has lamented at First Things that “today’s self-proclaimed liberty-minded ‘conservative’ vanguard defends licentiousness by invoking the mantle of freedom.”

And writing on the other side of today’s “Debate of the Week,” Terry Schilling, executive director of American Principles Project, has spent a good portion of his career discussing his concerns about adult entertainment and, more specifically, access to it.

As everyone is aware by now, I am a constitutional conservative. I am a Christian. I am an occasional columnist at The Federalist, whose

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