US CONGRESS Posts on XDA

Congress scrutinizes Google over use of private DNS in Chrome

DNS over HTTPS is a new-ish concept that was first introduced and proposed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) back in October 2018, roughly a year ago. For starters, it allows for performing DNS resolutions over the HTTPS protocol, providing great advantages for both privacy and security. This new protocol was supported, among other...

US government employees will not be allowed to use Huawei & ZTE devices

Following the resurrection of ZTE after their near collapse, the company is not out of the water yet. We saw Texan Republican Michael Conaway propose a bill earlier this year which would effectively ban US Government Employees (and contractors) from using Huawei and ZTE devices. That bill has since been signed by President Donald Trump...

[Update: Ban Lifted] U.S. signs agreement to lift restrictions on ZTE phones

ZTE has been in a bad place recently, but it seems that they're finally getting out of the hole that they've dug themselves into. This comes after the company already paid $1 billion of their fine to the U.S. as an act of goodwill in the hopes of lifting a ban on selling phones in the...

US Congress unhappy with Google’s deal with Huawei over RCS

With the United States government's ever-evolving war on Chinese-based companies, Google's deal with Huawei over RCS has now come under scrutiny. Congressmen are unhappy about the deal, people close to the matter confirmed to The Wall Street Journal. Google joined with Huawei earlier this year to preinstall Android Messages with RCS support on all Huawei...