Huawei disputes U.S. claims in arguing unconstitutionality of NDAA ban of its products

By Rick Weber / August 15, 2019 at 4:33 PM
Lawyers for Huawei are disputing claims by the U.S. government to argue that a ban on its products under the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act violates the Constitution, in a case that sets up a legal showdown over issues with broader implications for addressing cybersecurity threats from China. The dispute centers on Section 889 of the FY-19 NDAA, which Huawei says violates the Constitution's prohibition of a "bill of attainder," or a legislative declaration of guilt by a...

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