A federal choose has blocked enforcement of the U.S. funding ban on
, calling the choice to blacklist the Chinese language expertise large “deeply flawed.”
Ordering a short lived halt to the ban in a call late Friday, Decide
forged doubt on the Pentagon’s resolution in January to designate Xiaomi an organization with hyperlinks to the Chinese language army. Mr. Contreras stated the U.S. didn’t convincingly present such hyperlinks in prior filings with the court docket.
“Xiaomi is a publicly traded firm that produces industrial merchandise for civilian use, is managed by its unbiased board and controlling shareholders, and isn’t successfully managed or related to others below the possession or management of the PRC or its safety companies,” the choose stated within the opinion.
Xiaomi stated it was happy with the choose’s ruling and stated it is going to search everlasting elimination of the funding ban. The Pentagon didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
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