Huawei is a Chinese technology firm that produces high end smartphones and telecom equipment.

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Huawei is a leading smartphone maker and the world's largest manufacturer of network equipment.

Its opaque relationship with the Chinese government makes many worry that the company's products -- their phones and, more importantly, the infrastructure that runs mobile and communication networks -- come with built-in backdoors allowing the Chinese government to listen in on private communication abroad.

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Meng Wanzhou is the CFO of Huawei

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