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Dutch opposition to Huawei grows after report ASML hit by Chinese spying

Thursday 11 April 2019 | 16:59 CET | News
Opposition to allowing Huawei to build 5G networks in the Netherlands is growing among Dutch MPs following a report that ASML, the Dutch supplier of lithography machines to produce semiconductors, was a victim of corporate espionage that may have been driven by the Chinese state. An investigation by the Dutch paper Financieele Dagblad found that ASML employees had been passing information to rival XTAL, a company with allegedly indirect backing by the Chinese science and technology ministry. 

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